NBBF Not Sure of d'Tigress' Arrival Date

By By Alex Monye on August 23, 2018

Views: 452

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) yesterday confessed that it was no longer sure when the women senior national team, D'Tigress will arrive in Lagos to begin the final leg of their preparations for the Spain 2018 Women World Cup.

The team were expected top arrive in Lagos yesterday, but the NBBF said the delegation could not secure flights from Atlanta to Nigeria as scheduled.

NBBF board member, Col. Sam Ahmedu, who is with the team in Atlanta, said, "There are no suitable flights as their travel plans are being done all the way to Spain for ease of movement of the players."

Since the team's movement is hinged on availability of flight, the federation for the team's arrival in Lagos has fixed no tentative date.

"We are aware that a lot of people are eager to see the team train back home, but the continued delay is nobody's fault," Ahmedu continued.

He assured that the delay would in no way affect their training as the Coach Otis Hughley led technical crew have continued with their training sessions as they await the next directive.

The team, alongside Head Coach, Otis Hughley and Fitness and Strength Coach, Alexander Friday, are expected to train in Lagos for some days before departing for Spain next month.

The current African champion will tip off their World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, September 22 at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain. (The Guardian)

Photo shows members of D'Tigress

Source Daily Sports

Posted August 23, 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
Draws made for UEFA Champions League and Europa...

Wenger to seek new coaching job if Arsenal...

Messi’s talent comes only every 100 years –...

Ikorodu United continues to struggle, held at home...

Confederation Cup cracker: Beat Club Africain and get...

Kroos plays down Ronaldo rage rumours

 

Latest News 22 Eagles in Asaba as Nigeria prepare for big Bafana fight Okocha speaks on Nigeria vs. South Africa clash Shorunmu advises Nigeria goalkeepers ahead of South Africa showdown Dinnage named new Premier League boss Solari signs three-year deal to remain as Real Madrid manager English FA to cut foreign players in Premier League Ozil snubbed ‘crazy’ £1m-a-week offer for Arsenal stay Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules Djokovic brushes aside hard-hitter Isner Stuart Baxter has no fear over Nigeria clash Madrid appoint Solari on permanent basis Salah named as world’s third best player

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (44,584 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,659 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,432 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (34,587 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,838 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (33,573 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,774 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (32,668 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (32,526 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (31,654 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,736 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,970 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (266) Basketball (129) Boxing (518) Columnists (353) Euro Soccer Update (3500) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (44) Golf (67) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (3) News (4458) NPL Glo Premier League (959) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (479)

 

 

Classic games

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media