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#Rio2016: Nigeria’s Basketball Team D’Tigers Lose to Brazil in Group B, Crashes Out of Tournament

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Alade Aminu #14 of Nigeria drives past Rafael Hettsheimeir #30 of Brazil during a Men's Preliminary Pool B match on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 15: Alade Aminu #14 of Nigeria drives past Rafael Hettsheimeir #30 of Brazil during a Men’s Preliminary Pool B match on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Nigerian basketball team D’Tigers lost to Brazil in a 69-86 game, their 5th match in group B.

They won the game against Croatia but lost the others to Argentina, Lithuania, Spain and now the home country of Brazil.

With this loss, they are officially out of the Rio Olympics basketball tournament.

3 Comments

  1. Chi

    August 15, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    It breaks my heart that as much as I want our Dream Team to win Gold at the Olympucs to shame the likes of Dalung, they will lose their next match. I am soooooo sad ?????????

  2. Agada Oche Anthony

    August 16, 2016 at 7:04 am

    Bring back our boys.Lol

  3. zzzzzzzzzzzzz

    August 16, 2016 at 10:43 am

    They tried. If they had much support they would have gone far

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