Evelyn Akhator has stated that she and other members of the Nigeria women national basketball team are living the world cup with their head held high after finishing 8th.
Akhator told Brila.net that the team got to the world cup unheralded and are leaving a mark.
Nigeria won their first World Cup game at the in Spain and went on to pick up two more to qualify for the quarter-final; as the first African nation to reach the last eight.
D’Tigress lost the 7th place classification game by a single point, 73-72 to Canada.
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