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Nigeria’s D’Tigress wins first ever Group Stage Match at FIBA Women’s World Cup



Nigeria's D'Tigress win first ever Group Stage Match at FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup | BellaNaija

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress beat Turkey 74-68 for their first ever win at the FIBA Women’s World Cup.

The African champions were trailing with 12 points in the first quarter, with Turkey leading 19-7.

But having already tasted defeat in the tournament, losing 86-68 to Australia, the girls were determined to not leave with tournament without any win.

ESPN writes that Sarah Ogoke led all scorers with 22 points, and outscored Turkey in all statistics.

The Nigerians will meet Argentina in their last group game on Tuesday.


  1. Teekay

    September 24, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Well done sisters!

  2. Dayo

    September 25, 2018 at 5:32 am

    Congrats! You are doing us proud…

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