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AfroBasket Qualifiers: Uganda Inflict Another Defeat On D’Tigers

AfroBasket Qualifiers: Uganda Inflict Another Defeat On D’Tigers

Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered another defeat at the AfroBasket 2025 qualifiers after falling to Uganda 72-62 in their second Group B game on Saturday.

The team had opened their campaign with a defeat after going down to Libya 89-82 on Friday.

Just like in the game against Libya, D’Tigers only paraded nine players.

Saturday’s game saw Uganda come out tops in all the four quarters.

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The East Africans took the first quarter 12-7 and also topped the second quarter 29-19.

In the third quarter, Uganda also finished top with 55 points to D’Tigers’ 44 before rounding off with the final score of 72-62.

D’Tigers will close the first qualifying window on Sunday when they will take on Cape Verde on Sunday.


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