Tokyo2020 Olympics: D’tigers Get Historical Win Over USA In Preparatory Match


The Nigeria’s Men Basketball team D’TIGERS, bagged an incredible victory over basketball powerhouse the United States of America in a tune up game played in Las Vegas on Sunday morning ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, reports.

Nigeria defeated the United States men’s basketball team 90-87 in their first tune-up game ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Point guard, Gabe Vincent, Caleb Agada and forward Precious Achiuwa were the stars for the Nigerian team who recorded a first win over the World number one ranked team.

D’Tigers head coach, Mike Brown, has named a provisional 15-man squad for the Tokyo Olympics with captain Ike Diogu a stalwart of the team in the last 10 years missing in the team.

Nigeria will lock horns with heavyweight Italy, Australia and Germany in group B of the Tokyo Olympics Basketball event due to kickoff later this month.


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