Home / ENTERTAINMENT / Afrobasket 2017: Celebrations As D’Tigers Qualify For Final (Details)

Afrobasket 2017: Celebrations As D’Tigers Qualify For Final (Details)

Nigeria took a big step towards defending their title at the 2017 FIBA Africa Championship co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal, by qualifying for the final.

D’Tigers saw off Senegal 76-71 in a thrilling contest on Friday, to book a place in Saturday’s final.

Nigeria dominated the first three quarters of the game, only losing the last quarter to the Lions.

D’Tigers took the first quarter 15-12 and the second 19-17. They won the third 18-16, before losing 26-24 in the last quarter.

The coach Alex Nwora side will play co-hosts Tunisia, who defeated Morocco 60-52 in Tunis, as they seek to retain the title they won on the same soil in 2015.

Before Saturday’s clash, Nigeria and Tunisia have met seven times, the most recent of which was a 70-59 victory for D’Tigers in the semi-finals of the 2015 AfroBasket. D’Tigers have won five of the meetings.

 

The post Afrobasket 2017: Celebrations As D’Tigers Qualify For Final (Details) appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria No. 1 Online Portal.

About Prince Idowu Oyewumi

FULL NAME : PRINCE MUHAMMED S. OYEWUMI BIO.: Graphics Designer, I.T Expert & Photograaphy Expert Edu Qual. Bsc, Diploma, Nim Follow us Twitter: @mdee_coded Facebook: @https://www.facebook.com/pxclusive/ Instagram: @mdee_Cool Tel.: +2348085570405

Check Also

Paternity Dispute: Two Men Battle Ownership Of 5-Month Baby In Warri (Photo)

Two men, Ajayi Tosin and Kesiena Tito are presently in contention over ownership of a …

EPL : Everton Vs Sunderland, Today By 7:45PM (Drop Your Predictions)

Everton boss Ronald Koeman will make changes for the Carabao Cup third-round visit of Sunderland …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *