Nigeria’s D’Tigers will now slug it out against Cote D’Ivoire on Friday at the City Arena in Guangzhou, in their opening match of the classification round at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
The D’tigers bounced back from back to back losses to Russia and Argentina to record sweet win over Korea Republic on Wednesday to put themselves in a good position for Tokyo 2020 Olympic spot.
The match is the first game for the Nigerian male senior team in the classification 17-32 of the competition.
Nigeria had finished third from the competition’s Group B on Wednesday, dropping to the classification round which can in the long run give them a ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games.
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