WOMEN’S AFROBASKET: D’Tigress Crush Cote d’Ivoire-43 to Reach Semis

Ezinne Kalu showing her prowess against Cote d’Ivoire on Friday BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Nigeria Women’s basketball team, D’Tigress on Friday eased into semi-finals at 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship in Bamako, Mali after they claimed the scalp of Cote d’Ivoire 98-43 in a quarter-final match. Ezinne Kalu was the star performer for Nigeria with 17

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Nigeria Drop From 4 To 7 In FIBA AfroBasket 2017 Power Rankings

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE National Men’s Basketball Team, D’Tigers, have plummeted in this week’s FIBA AfroBasket 2017 Power Rankings, dropping from 4th to 7th position in the 16-nation standings. Tunisia and Senegal stand strong according to the rankings published on FIBA’s official website on Tuesday. It’s been over two weeks since Alex Nwora was appointed as

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Adekuoroye, Adeniyi, Oborodudu Depart For World Wrestling Championship

AIRBORNE! Three Nigeria female Olympic wrestlers and their heading for World Championship in Paris France. BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Three Nigeria female wrestlers Odunayo Adekuoroye Aminat Adeniyi and Blessing Oborodudu alongside Coach Purity Omojuwa on Monday departed the country for Senior World Wrestling Championships holding August 20-26 in Paris, France. World number one in the 55kg

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Quadri Relishes Bulgaria Open Experience, Congratulates His Conqueror, Ovcharov

Aruna Quadri signing autographs for fans during Ultimate Challenge in Indian. BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Aruna Quadri is delighted with his participation at Seamaster 2017 World Tour Asarel Bulgaria Open in Panagyurishte, describing the tournament concluded on Saturday as his best so far in world tour. He congratulated the number one seed Dimitrij Ovtcharov, who came

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Oshonaike Reflects On Nigeria Open Bitter-Sweet Memories

Funke Oshonaike lets out her frustration BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Olufunke Oshonaike has revisited her bitter experiences at the 2017 ITTF Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open in Lagos. She however thanked Bet9ja owner, Honourable Kunle Shoname and President of Nigeria Handball Association, Sam Uchebo for making her participation memorable. “I was deeply hurt and disappointed with a

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WOMEN’S AFROBASKET: Rampant Nigeria Play Guinea In Quarter-Finals Tuesday

D’Tigress players celebrating a big win BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress will on Tuesday battle Guinea in the quarter finals at the ongoing Afro basket championship in Bamako, Mali Nigeria became the first team to reach that stage on Sunday after a 106-72 basket victory over Egypt following consecutive victories over Mozambique

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