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Nigeria Wins Hosting Rights for FIBA Africa Club for the First Time in 10 Years

Nigeria will host an international basketball competition for the first time in 10 years after winning the bid for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club Championship Zonal Elimination finals. It was awarded to the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) by FIBA Africa Zone 3 after it met all the criteria set for prospective hosts, Vanguard reports. Musa Kida, President of the NBBF said having…

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Afrobasket Championship: Unbeaten Nigeria Wins Third FIBA Women’s Title

Nigeria fought back from behind to claim their third FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title after beating Senegal 65-48 in Sunday’s Final in the Malian city of Bamako. The win means D’Tigress won all eight games they played at the competition. Evelyn Akhator led the way with team-highs of 13 points and seven rebounds in the winning effort. As finalists, both Nigeria…

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