D'tigers: Nigeria beat beat CAF 114-69 to qualify for 2019 FIBA World Cup

D'tigers: Nigeria beat beat CAF 114-69 to qualify for 2019 FIBA World Cup

D'tigers are the first African nation to ebook a spot on the 2019 FIBA World Cup after a clear sweep within the qualifiers.

Nigeria's males basketball team (D'Tigers) beat the Central African Republic (CAF) 114-69 on Saturday, September 15 to qualify for the 2019 FIBA Men's World Cup.

D'Tigers formally turned the first African nation by means of to the FIBA World Cup after a complete victory over CAF on the National Stadium Surulere.

The victory meant it was the eight win for Alex Nwora's team from eight qualifers and so they clinched their qualification in type.

D'Tigers qualify for 2019 FIBA World Cup in China

After their commanding victory over Cote D' Ivoire on Friday, D'Tigers picked up from the place they left off with a 25-20 lead on the finish of the first quarter.

It ended 26 -19 within the second quarter and a 16 level margin within the third quarter which ended 37-21, the final quarter ended 26-9 as D'Tigers proved to be too sizzling to deal with for the opponents.

Eight straight wins within the qualification collection means D'Tigers picked up the first ticket to characterize the continent on the world stage.

Top performers for Nwora's aspect embrace Ikenna Iroegbo who contributed essentially the most factors 18 for D'Tigers.

NBA star Al-Farouq Aminu confirmed his class by contributing 12 factors, eight rebound, 5 assists, Ikechukwu Nwamu had 16 factors, Ben Uzoh had 14 factors, whereas Stan Okoye and Alade Aminu each registered 11 factors every.


D'Tigers nonetheless have one game to play which can bea their final of the qualification collection against Senegal on Sunday, September 16.

The FIBA Men's World Cup will maintain in China in 2019 from Saturday, August 31 until Sunday,  September 15.

Alex Nwora's aspect have replicated the achievements of the D'Tigress who will be competing at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup.

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