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06 September 2019

D’Tigers whip Korea, head to Guangzhou for Olympics ticket

Nigeria’s D’Tigers is on the verge on qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games after the team bounced back to record its first win of One hundred and nine points to sixty- six against Korea at the ongoing FIBA World Cup holding in China.

Despite losing to Russia and Argentina in its first- two matches, the team’s victory against Korea was enough to put the team in contention to pick the 2020 Olympics sole automatic ticket for African basketball teams.

The team, which was motivated by the president of Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Musa Kida, shot to the lead seconds to the end of first quarter, courtesy of a last minute effort to win the quarter, seventeen points to fifteen.


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