Nigeria’s D’Tigers defeat China – Grabs 2020 olympics ticket in grand style.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers has secured a big win against China today at FIBA Basketball world cup to qualify for 2020 Olympic game in Tokyo, Japan.
Nigeria held pressure and stunned china in front of their large crowd in Guangzhou in 17 -32 classification game after a win against Cote d’Ivoire on Friday.
”Nigeria’s D’Tigers defeat China by 86 – 73 points”.
D’Tigers starts with a clear confidence. At start of the game, Nigeria leads 8-7 over china.
China team came behind and took the lead on a 10-0 run.
After a while, Nigeria star player, Eric Diogu provided a spark to his side. Fine big block and bucket, but yet, China still dominated the game.
China leads at end of the first quarter with 2 points ahead of Nigeria.
A big come back again for D’Tigers as Ben Uzoh took Nigeria to the top with one point ahead of China, 25 -24.
D’ Tigers also impressed in the second quarter as Okogie and Vincent secured another big point.
Ekpe and Al-Farouq Aminu on a stunning moment as the duo secured a superb point and extended the lead.
Michael Eric also provided back to back bucket after 3rd quarter of the game while Okogie fired an incredible shot to send Nigeria to Olympic next year.