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2024 FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifiers: Senegal Defeat Hosts Nigeria In Group A Opening Game

2024 FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifiers: Senegal Defeat Hosts Nigeria In Group A Opening Game

Nigeria’s D’Tigers began their Paris 2024 FIBA Men’s pre-qualifying Olympic qualifying tournaments off to a losing start after going down to Senegal on Monday.

In the first game in Group A and also in the tournament played at Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, D’Tigers lost 93 – 87.

D’Tigers took the first quarter 26 – 25 but lost the second quarter 21 – 18.

The Nigerian team bounced back to take the third quarter 24 – 21 before losing the fourth 26 points to 19.

They will hope to get their campaign back on track when they face Mali on Tuesday.

Group B, which will also take place at the Eko Convention Centre, has Cameroon, Tunisia and Guinea.

The 2024 FIBA Men’s pre-qualifying Olympic in Africa which kicked off today (Monday) will run till August 20.

The winning team will qualify for the 2024 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

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  • See a team that was growing from strength to strength this Government just brought them down to average. This country only God will judge the people running it.

  • Steve O 9 months ago

    Nigeria is one of the best basketball playing country in the world !! But Buhari government destroyed everything and Tinubu is continuing that mandate as he promised . What ever APC government touches turns dead, please bring back our Dtigers , they are all over the world, this is a shame and disgrace!;

  • It’s only the female teams that are putting smiles on our face in this country.

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