FG BAN: Nigeria Kicked Out Of Women’s Basketball World Cup 


The Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress is out of the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after the Federal Government withdrew all teams from international competitions.

Recall D’Tigress had qualified for the World Cup billed for Sydney, Australia, starting in September 2022, after defeating France and Mali in the final qualifying tournament.

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FIBA’s decision comes after the deliberations with the Nigeria Basketball Federation to see how the decision could be rescinded for the defending African champions to represent the continent.

The global basketball body stated that Nigeria was withdrawn from participating in the tournament due to the failure of the NBBF to confirm Nigeria’s participation in the tournament.

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