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Nigeria’s D’Tigress Finish 8th at 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup In Spain

Nigeria’s women’s basketball team, Tigresses finished eighth at the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Tenerife Spain following their 73-72 loss to Canada in a classification game on Sunday.

This is the first time any side from Africa finished eighth at a FIBA world event.

Tigresses were stopped from advancing in the quarter-finals by hugely fancied United States, lost the first quarter 21-17 but fought back to win the second 18-9.

Thereafter, the two teams battled to a 19-19 stalemate in the third quarter.

The Canadian ladies later opened a seven-point lead in the fourth quarter as they eventually edged the tireless Nigerians.

Source: OkayNG.com


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Farouk Mohammed
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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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