D’Tigress suffered their second defeat at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after going down to France in the basketball inside the Saitama Super Arena event on Friday, Completesports.com reports.
After the end of the encounter in Group B the French ladies triumphed 87 – 62, to record their first win.
Otis Hughley’s side had kicked off their campaign with a defeat against the United States of America.
The French took advantage of their strong start and deservedly ended the first quarter 18 points to 12.
They went on to take the second and third quarters 26-15 and 23-15 respectively before settling for a 20-20 point score in the fourth.
D’Tigress will now take on hosts Japan in their final group game.
The group’s other game saw the United States beat Japan to book their place in knockout stage.
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By James Agberebi