D’Tigers Beat Senegal To Qualify For Afrobasket Final

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have beaten Senegal to qualify for the final of the men’s Afrobasket in Tunisia.

The defending champions beat the impressive Senegal 76-71 and will play hosts Tunisia, for the title on Saturday.

It was a keenly contested match with Nigeria winning the first quarter 15 points to 12, the D’Tigers took the second 19-17 and fought hard to win the third 18-16.

Senegal won the final quarter 26-24 but it wasn’t good enough to stop Nigeria from proceeding in the quest to defend the trophy they won in 2015.

 

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