World Ranking: D’Tigress Moves To 14th Position


World Ranking: D’Tigress Moves To 14th Position

By Sampson Adedeji

The qualification of the Nigeria Women senior Basketball team D’Tigress for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has started yielding a dividend as the team moved up in latest FIBA Ranking.

The Women Afro basketball champion qualified for the Olympic games last weekend at the Qualifiers played Belgrade, Serbia, BSN Reports.

The ranking released on Wednesday shows that D’Tigress moved up 3 places to 14th position from the initial 17th.

The February ranking update is the final one ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Basketball Tournament draw and will be used to determine the seeding. The draw ceremony is set to take place on March 21, 2020.

And the FIBA World Ranking Women will next be updated following the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.


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