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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.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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