Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso eyes career in Football Management

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso has announced his intention to venture in the managerial arena. In a video story on Instagram (see below) the Spaniard said: “After 17 years in the game, I have considered the next step in my career....
D’Tigers

Afrobasket: D’Tigers arrive on Monday, deserve celebration- NBBF

The Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has urged Nigerians to appreciate the senior national basketball players that just bagged silver in the FIBA Afrobasket co-hosted by Senegal and Tunisia as they return on Monday. The NBBF made the appeal...

Zenith Basketball Women’s Final Playoffs: First Deepwater wins first game

Zenith Basketball Final Eight Playoffs began at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos as four times champions, First Deepwater Basketball club of Lagos beat Gt 2000 of Abuja, 73-69. First Deepwater got into the lead in the...

StarTimes acquires exclusive rights for FIBA 2017-2021 tournaments

StarTimes, Africa's leading pay TV operator, has acquired exclusive media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for FIBA's national team competitions during the period 2017-2021, including the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. Basketball's world governing body awarded StarTimes exclusive free...

Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship

The Golden State Warriors losing the 2016 NBA title to the Cleveland Cavaliers after taking a 3-1 series lead haunted Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr and the rest of the team from the front office...
Jordin Mayes-City Stars

Lagos City Stars clinch victory at CBL ‘May Madness Basketball Challenge’

Champions of the Continental Basketball League, Lagos City Stars, have stated that the defensive system they adopted gave them trophy especially going by their approach to their last two games. City Stars defeated Abidjan Raiders 73-59 Sunday night, June...

Return Ticket to Dubai up for grab at CBL May Madness Grand Finale

Come 4th of June, a lucky fan will win a return ticket to Dubai at the Finals of the Continental Basketball League May Madness Tournament courtesy of leading travel agency in Nigeria, NOW Travels & Tours. The weekend games will...

Christopher, Jalung elected into Basketball Federation board

Ejike Christopher and Adamu Jalung have been elected as representatives of Athletes and Technical on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBF). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the elections, which were held at the Abuja National...

Basketball fans laud CBL All Stars Game

Fans of the Continental Basketball League were treated to an evening of basketball actions in all its glory at the just concluded All Star Games held on May 28, at the remodeled Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in Lagos. The event...

NBBF won’t elect new board on June 13, spokesman says

Patrick Omorodion, Head of Media of Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF), says the federation’s board elections will not hold on June 13 as earlier fixed by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports. Omorodion told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...