Nigeria’s D’tigers rekindled their chances of picking an automatic ticket for next years Olympic games in Tokyo this Wednesday after defeating Korea republic, 108- 66 in their last group b match of the fiba basketball world cup, China 2019.
The win is a relief to coach Alex nwora tutored side which suffered defeats in their two previous matches.
Despite their poor start which left the team out of contention for a possible podium finish, pride and qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympic games was left to play for.
D’tigers demonstrated the determination and dexterity from the jump ball opening up a two points lead in the first quarter and raced to an 18 point lead at half time with score at 49-31.
D tigers were ruthless inu III Anaheimthe The da paint, turning in baskets almost three times more than their opponents.
Coach nwora’s rotation tactics was also effective as the nigeria’s 50 points from the bench is twice as much as Korea scored from substitutions