FIBA: D’Tigress Defeat Greece, Qualify For Q/finals

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The Nigeria Women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.

D’Tigress sealed their place among the last eight teams with a nervy 57-56 win over Greece on Wednesday at the Santa Cruz court in Tenerife, to continue their magical run at the FIBA women’s competition.

The victory means D’Tigress have recorded their third-straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s contest, and also is the first time the female team have qualified for the quarterfinals.

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D’Tigress road to qualification saw them defeat, Turkey 74-68 and Argentina 75-70 but lost 86-68 to Australia in their opener, clinching the second spot in Group B.

Nigeria will now face the USA in the last eight.

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