D'Tigers

Nigeria’s senior male basketball team, D’Tigers have grabbed a spot at the 2020 Olympics in Japan.

Eye9ja reports that D’Tigers were able to get the ticket after defeating China 86-73 in a classification match.

The Nigerians secured the ticket by first defeating Ivory Coast in the first qualification match before overcoming China to secure a spot at the perennial competition.

Nigeria had failed to move to the next round of the FIBA World Cup after losing straight games to Russia and Argentina, before defeating South Korea heavily.

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