FIBA World Cup: Nigeria defeats Host China 86-73, pick Olympic ticket

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria defeats Host China 86-73, pick Olympic ticket

Josh Okogie inspired Nigeria’s 86-73 points win over host nation China, to finish as Africa’s best team at the World Cup and automatically book a ticket for the 2020 Olympic Games in China.

Okogie scored a team high 14 points and posted a +24 efficiency rating on Sunday to at the Guangzhou Gymnasium to ensure D’Tigers return to the Asian continent next year.

 


 

Sunday’s victory means Nigeria picked up three wins; defeating South Korea , Ivory Coast (83-66) and China (73-86), on their way to sealing the Olympic ticket.

 

D’Tigers thus finish 17th in the classification rounds.

 

More to follow…

If you use the quotes from this content, you legally agree to give www.brila.net the News credit as the source and a backlink to our story. Copyright 2020 Brila Media.

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 0
Comodo SSL SiteLock