Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on FIBA Women’s AfroBasket victory/newsheadline247
Basketball Featured SPORTS

Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on FIBA Women’s AfroBasket victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated D’Tigress, the national female basketball team, for winning the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 championship in Dakar, Senegal. He also commended the victorious D’Tigress for an impressive outing in Dakar that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to Read more

ZENITH BANK CELEBRATES D’TIGRESS ON BACK-TO-BACK FIBA AFROBASKET CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY/newsheadline247
Basketball Brands SPORTS

Zenith Bank celebrates D’Tigress on back-to-back FIBA Afrobasket championship victory

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress, for emerging champions of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, defeating the host nation 60-55 points in the final match to retain the coveted trophy. Speaking on the success of the team at Read more

Afrobasket 2019: Zenith Bank hails D’Tigress on quarterfinal qualification/newsheadline247
Basketball Press Release SPORTS

FIBA Afrobasket 2019: Zenith Bank hails D’Tigress on quarterfinal qualification

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress for their exploits at the ongoing FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. Speaking on the progress of the team to the quarterfinal stage of the competition, the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive, Mr. Ebenezer Read more

Zidane's second coming begins as judgement day for Real Madrid beckons/newsheadline247.com
AFP Football SPORTS

Zidane’s second coming begins as judgement day for Real Madrid beckons

Zinedine Zidane returned to save Real Madrid and the time has come for results. In a packed-out press conference under the Santiago Bernabeu in March, the club’s president Florentino Perez delivered the grandest of re-introductions. “We need to start working on a glorious new era,” said Perez. “That is why we welcome back Zinedine Zidane.” Read more

Messi banned! Fined $50,000 for comments against CONMEBOL/newsheadline247.com
Football SPORTS

Messi banned! Fined $50,000 for comments against CONMEBOL

Argentina star Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticised the South American football governing body during the Copa America. The 32-year-old Barcelona forward had accused CONMEBOL of “corruption” after he was sent off against Chile during the third-place Read more

JAC Motors Abeokuta 10klm Race will boost Ogun State development – Bukola Olapade/newsheadline247
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JAC Motors Abeokuta 10KLM Race will boost Ogun State development – Bukola Olapade

“The maiden edition of the JAC Motors Abeokuta 10klm Marathon will go down the books of history as one monumental event that will add to the growth and development of Abeokuta and Ogun state at large”. These are the words of the Managing Director, Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Hon. Bukola Olawale Olopade while addressing journalists Read more