Nigeria take on Greece in a knockout game at the Fiba World Cup

Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, have become the first African side to reach the quarter-finals of the Fiba World Cup after beating Greece on Wednesday in a tension-soaked knock-out game.

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The Nigerian ladies won the thrilling game 57-56 after responding to a late fight back from the Europeans who had taken the lead after trailing the African champions in three quarters.

Nigeria take on Greece in a knockout game at the Fiba World Cup

After securing their third straight win at the competition, the team coached by Otis Hughley’s will take on heavyweights United States in the last eight.