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, Owosports.com.ng 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.