To this end, the NBBF has announced the secondment of D’Tigers assistant coach, Ogoh Odaudu, as Chief Scout for the 2021 NSF holding in Edo.
Browsing: Musa Kida
While briefing members of the board during their first meeting of the year held on Wednesday, the federation President, Engr. Musa Kida, said no stone will be left unturned to get the teams ready.
Featuring 10 men’s teams within the state, the competition will be held at 59B, Niger Street, Port Harcourt between March 2 and 6, with daily actions commencing by 2:30pm.
The body, while recognising the landmark feat of the federation since it came on board in 2017, stated its intention in looking at ways to partner NBBF for more developmental programmes at the international and grassroots level.
With conflicting media reports over the team’s qualification, the federation said despite D’Tigers’ perfect start, it was too early to boast of punching the ticket with three more matches to play during the Third Window.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kimto, who played for Delta Force Basketball Club of Asaba, Customs and many other teams was stabbed by armed men who attempted to dispossess him of his belonging.
Muslim faithful in Nigeria have been enjoined to use the 30 days Ramadan period to offer supplications to Allah on behalf of Nigeria as it faces one of its most difficult period.
The sad news was made public by the Secretary General of the Nigerian Basketball Federation, Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi, while briefing the Board.
As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida, is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table.
Prior to his appointment, the 49-year-old coach was the associate head coach of the NBA team, Golden State Warriors
Reacting to the news of the former Comets Basketball Club player and Liberty University Hall of Fame member, the NBBF President, Engr. Musa Kida. described the death as shocking and heart-rending.
The Media Officer, NBBF, Afolabi Oni, in a statement on Monday in Lagos said the death of Bryant in a helicopter crash on Sunday had thrown the global basketball family into mourning.
The NBBF described the death of the 77-year-old who revolutionised the NBA as a sad event, which was not the perfect way to usher in the new decade.
In his New Year speech to stakeholders, the NBBF President, Engr. Musa Kida, said the next 12 months will witness the consolidation of achievements recorded on the domestic and international scenes in 2019.
The Nigeria Basketball Federationhas applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare’s fatherly intervention toward sourcing funds for injured D’Tigress player, Nkem Akaraiwe.
Plans have been concluded by the Nigeria Basketball Media Department to broadcast the final of the 2019 NBBF President Cup National Final 8 live.
The men’s league will see teams divided into the Atlantic and Savannah Conferences for a round robin league format.
Less than a month after the Nigeria Basketball Federation was awarded the Most Improved National Federation owing to the rise of her women’s team at the FIBA Congress held in Beijing; the federation has been given another recognition courtesy of the appointments of Musa Kida and Colonel Sam Ahmedu (retd) into the Finance and Legal Commissions respectively.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, after the D’Tigers booked a place in the 2020 Olympic Games.
After two successive World Cup losses against Russia and Argentina in China, D’Tigers have now shifted their attention to qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.