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Impressive D’Tigers Defeats Heavyweight USA

Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers ended United States of America’s (USA) seven-match unbeaten record with an 87-90 victory on Sunday.

The Pre-Olympic friendly game at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, USA, saw the Americana taking the first two quarters by slim margins 23-22 and 20-19 respectively.

Nigeria took the third and fourth quarters 21-25 and 23-24 respectively to earn a famous win over the top-ranked basketball team in the world.

Both sides are using the game to prepare for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics with Nigeria starting their campaign on July 25, against Australia.

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