The Nigeria national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, are back to profitable strategies after falling to Cote d’Ivoire inside the opening fixture of window 4 of the FIBA Basketball World Cup African Qualifiers.
D’Tigers on Saturday roared to an 89-70 victory over Guinea to position their qualification quest for the World Cup back on monitor
After racing to a 24-15 elements lead inside the first quarter, D’Tigers had been held by the Guineans to a 20-20 score inside the second quarter.
Nonetheless, the third quarter proved decisive for the D’Tigers as they blew their opponents away 32-15 to determine a robust lead going into the ultimate quarter.
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Coach Mfon Udoh’s males took their legs off the pedal inside the closing quarter as a result of the Guineans accomplished strong 20-13 inside the fourth quarter.
The late rally by the Guineans wasn’t adequate to deny D’Tigers victory as a result of the Nigerian males held off to their 89-70 ahead of Sunday’s crunch battle in the direction of Angola.
D’Tigers hope to pick out one in all many 5 tickets put apart for African teams on the 2023 world cup taking place from 25 August to 10 September in Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
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