FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers Destroy Korean, Seal First Win To Keep Olympic Hopes Alive
D’Tigers in China (Photo: D’Tigers, Nigeria Basketball/Twitter)

Nigeria’s D’Tigers Friday take on Cote d’Ivoire in a Classification game at the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the Guangzhou gym in their quest to pick qualification ticket for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

The Nigeria senior Basketball national team are now in a new Group M that will play alongside China, Ivory Coast and South Korea.

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D’Tigers will face Ivory Coast on Friday at 9:00 am Nigerian time and play China on Sunday.

In the group stage, D’Tigers lost to Russia and Argentina but defeated South Korea 108-66 to qualify for the Classification game. Nigeria still have Olympic ticket to play for in the Classification game.