Victor Ezeh

BAL 2023: Kwara Falcons lose second game to Stade Malien

Nigerian champions Kwara Falcons lost their second straight game at the 2023 Basketball Africa League by 78-74 to fellow debutants Stade Malien at the Dakar Arena on Tuesday. Kadri Baba Jibril's men showed a glimpse of improvement from their opening game loss against the Rwanda Energy Group, but they left it late and eventually fell to the Malians. Stade Malien edged the first quarter 18-15 and...

FIBA W/C: D’Tigers secure comeback win over Guinea 

FIBA W/C: D’Tigers secure comeback win over Guinea 

Nigeria’s D'Tigers continued their impressive performance in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers with a hard-fought 62-59 victory over the National Elephants of Guinea on Saturday. The Nigerian team, filled with home-based players, rallied back from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to come out on top in a must-win encounter against their West African neighbors. The D'Tigers, who were in confident form following their...