The senior basketball team in Nigeria, D’Tigers has
qualified for the finals of the ongoing 2015 FIBA
Afrobasket in Tunisia, after defeating Senegal 88 –
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It was indeed a hard fought match, and a hard
earned win by the D’Tigers who led through the
first quarter, down in the second and third quarter,
before a glorious fight back with a superb
performance, especially by Chamberlain Oguchi.
D’Tigers of Nigeria
The match deadlocked with 76 points apiece,
before a courageous fight back in overtime (OT) by
the D’Tigers to win the match by 88 points to 79.
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The tension was palpable all around the court with
both teams not giving an inch to each other.
So far in the tournament, the team was able to pull
through to the quarter finals after spanking
Mozambique with 83-47, and the competition
underdogs, Gabon with 88 – 64 points that led
them to the semi-final against Senegal.
The Will Voigts led team will now face Angola in
the final after the former champions defeated host
country, Tunsia, 51-58 in the second semi-final.