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Air Warriors Hails Sunday Dare At 54

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale The Management and Players of Air Warriors Basketball Club of Abuja, has congratulated the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, on his 54th birthday today. In a statement signed by the chairman of the Air Warriors, Abdulmajid, Solademi, noting that Dare has achieved …

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Air Warriors Remembers Late Coach Saratu Luga

Follow on twitter: @vjwale On this day, a year ago the basketball community was thrown into mourning following the announcement of the death of one of the most promising female basketball coach Nigeria has ever seen.  Saratu Luga, ‘World Coach’ as she was popularly called started the game of basketball …

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Kebbi Beach Soccer rolls out donations

In their bid to support the fight against Covid-19, the Kebbi Beach Soccer Association through its Foundation has set up a series of initiatives to support different stakeholders from the Kebbi State Government, Medicaid Cancer Foundation, Kebbi State Football Association and also local communities in the State. The delegation’s first …

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Footballer Electrocuted, Dies Flying Kite

Kaio Felipe Santos Silva, a 21-year-old left-back with Independente de Limeira, has died after he was electrocuted when a kite he was flying hit electrical power lines. The incident happened at the player’s home in Limeira, 150 kilometers from Brazil’s capital Sao Paulo. The second division club confirmed the defender’s …

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Referees, Coaches to begin FIBA Online training May 11

As the world goes digital in its quest to reduce physical interactions, the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) in conjunction with National Federations have concluded plans to hold online certification courses for Coaches and Referees. According to the latest circular, online courses for coaches will start on Monday, May …

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FIBA Technical training postponed indefinitely

The Nigerian Basketball Federation has announced the indefinite postponement of the 2020 FIBA Certification Course for its Table Officials earlier slated to commence on the 27th of April. This is due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant restrictions of movements all over the world targeted at stemming its spread. Announcing this on …

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NBBF mourns Deborah Onu

One of the rising prospects in the Nigerian basketball scene, Deborah Onu has succumbed to the cold hands of death in the early hours of Saturday at an Abuja based hospital due to complications from tuberculosis of the spine. The sad news was made public by the Secretary General of …

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