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Olympic Qualification: FIBA Congratulates D’Tigress

By Sampson Adedeji

Following its qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympics, World Basketball governing body, (FIBA) has joined the millions of people who are congratulating the Nigeria women basketball team.

The current Women AfroBasket champions secured the Olympic ticket on Saturday night losing to host Serbia by 6 points margin, BSN Reports.

The beating of Mozambique by current World Champions, United State by wide margin ensured that D’Tigress returned to the Olympic after 16 years of wait.

FIBA on Sunday voiced its congratulatory message via its social media handle.

“With US winning against Mozambique, Nigeria are now qualified for the Tokyo2020 Olympics!!

Congratulations”, its stated.

Despite its qualification, D’Tigress will face United State in the third game that could be refer to as a formality match.


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