2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers berth in China as Africa’s best

2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers berth in China as Africa’s best

D’Tigers have qualified as the number one team in Group F and also Africa despite their last game’s defeat to Senegal by 63 to 84 points. Nigeria’s point guard, Ikenna Iroegbu scored 23 points, 6 assists and 6 rebounds to finish the qualification series on a high while Captain, Ike Diogu had 10 points, 6 dribbles and 7 rebounds on the night. Despite the superior statistics against the Senegalese, (11-7 steals, 20-16 assists and more 21.4 points from turnovers as against 12.5 points made by their opponents), Nigeria lost the…

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2019 FIBA World Cup qualification: D’ Tigers Coach Nwora expects tough game against Cote d’Ivoire

2019 FIBA World Cup qualification: D’ Tigers Coach Nwora expects tough game against Cote d’Ivoire

      Gaziantep of Turkey centre, Tonye Jekiri and Gombe Bull’s rising star, Buchi Agu may be in line for their D’Tigers debut when the team files out against Côte d’Ivoire on Friday. This was revealed by Coach Alex Nwora after their last training on Thursday ahead of the team’s 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification games at the Palaise Des Sports Indoor Hall. Nwora said his coaching philosophy of ensuring that everybody in his team gets a piece of the action has made it tactically and technically difficult for…

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