NOC congratulates NBBF for securing 2024 Olympic Games slot

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has Ccngratulated the President, the Nigeria Basketball Federation Musa Kida and the players of the D’Tigresses on their exceptional performance and incredible achievement in qualifying for the 2024 Paris Games.

“Your dedication, hard work, and passion for the game have been truly inspiring to witness.

“You have showcased unparalleled skills, teamwork, and resilience throughout the tournament, earning this well-deserved victory.

“Your commitment to representing Nigeria with pride and executing each game with precision has made our nation proud.

“Each player has displayed outstanding athleticism, talent, and sportsmanship, exemplifying the true spirit of basketball. You have proven that with determination and perseverance, no challenge is too great to overcome.

“We would also like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to President NBBF, Musa Kida for his unwavering support and encouragement to the team. Your leadership and belief in their abilities have undoubtedly played a crucial role in their success.

“This victory is a testament to your collective efforts, unity, and unwavering belief in yourselves. You have not only made your families proud but the entire nation as well.

“Your triumphs on the court have united us all and given us a reason to celebrate.

“As you bask in the glory of this victory, know that your achievements have inspired a generation of young athletes and fans alike. May this triumph be a stepping stone towards even greater success in future tournaments.

“Once again, congratulations to the President and players of the D’Tigresses.

“You have made history and left an indelible mark on the world of basketball.

“Your passion, dedication, and talent have brought immense pride to Nigeria.

“Continue to soar and may your journey be filled with many more victories,” a statement by the NOC Public Relations Officer Tony Nezianya on Saturday said.

The former NBA star, player and Member of the NBBF, Olumide Oyedeji, explained that Nigeria’s victory was propelled by the National team’s defeat of Senegal in their group qualifying match held in Belgium.

The group comprised the USA, Belgium and Senegal.

This is a fact reconfirmed by the Vice President of NBBF, Babs Ogunade, who vowed that the team would do all within its powers to have a strong showing at the Olympic Games in Paris.