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D’Tigers Book Olympics 2020 Ticket after Defeating China

D’Tigers Book Olympics 2020 Ticket after Defeating China

By - Usman Sanusi

Posted - 09-09-2019

Josh Okogie inspired D’Tigers 86-73 points win over host nation China, to finish as Africa’s best team at the World Cup and automatically book a ticket for the 2020 Olympic Games in China.

Okogie scored a team high 14 points and posted a +24 efficiency rating on Sunday to at the Guangzhou Gymnasium to ensure D’Tigers return to the Asian continent next year.

The victory means Nigeria picked up three wins; defeating South Korea , Ivory Coast (83-66) and China (73-86), on their way to sealing the Olympic ticket.

D’Tigers thus finished 17th in the classification rounds.

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Congratulations to them.

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Fantastic! Nigerian team is doing very well..I hope the govt will start to develop and grow new player