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Abubakar Usman wins MVP Award, All-Tournament honours at FIBA Africa Zone 3 Champions Cup

Abubakar Usman finished the FIBA Africa Champions Cup Qualifiers for Zone3 on a sterling note. The veteran guard for the Kano Pillars Basketball Organization was awarded the Most Valuable Player upon his impressive performance in the five games the team played, winning all easily. Usman finished with averages of 22 ...

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Glory Road: Nigeria Women U-16 basketball team on the verge of history 

The nine-player team representing Nigeria at the FIBA Africa Women U-16 Championship in Madagascar has drawn interests, and for good reasons.  The tournament in Madagascar serves as a return for Nigeria into age-grade basketball tournaments after a four-year hiatus, and Nigeria just made its debut at the FIBA Africa Women ...

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Rita James, Eneh Adams, lead Nigeria to 55 – 44 quarter-final victory over Tunisia, advances to Semi-finals

Rita James continued her supreme performance at the quarter-final game against Tunisia, scoring 21 points and picking up 8 rebounds along with 6 steals to seal another win for Nigeria and qualify for the semi-final round. Another star of the night was Eneh Adams who dominated on the boards, picking ...

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