Nigeria’s D’Tigers have successfully completed the pre-World Cup invitational defeating 25th ranked Montenegro to win the tournament.
A 89-86 points victory on Sunday in China confirmed Nigeria as winners, a follow up from the 87-84 points win over Poland.
D’Tigers win the Peak Invitational Tournament!!!
Came back from 22 yesterday and 13 today!!
Naija no dey carry last! pic.twitter.com/LvxHxze8zj
— D’Tigers | Nigeria Basketball (@NigeriaBasket) August 25, 2019
Nigeria wrapped up its preparation for the world cup and the Head Coach Alex Nwora-led team will now look forward to their opener against Russia on 31 August.
D’TIGERS CELEBRATE PEAK INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT WIN OVER MONTENEGRO WITH JUST 6 DAYS TO THE @FIBAWC
THE TEAM RANKED 33 RALLIED BACK FROM A FIRST DEFEAT TO NICK THE GAME AGAINST THE NUMBER 28
ON SATURDAY, NIGERIA ALSO DEFEATED POLAND RANKED 25TH ENROUTE THEIR VICTORY pic.twitter.com/7SM4ZaBkjR
— #NBBF (@nbbfonline) August 25, 2019
Here’s Nigeria’s 15-man World Cup Roster:
Talib Zanna, Gabe Vincent, Ben Uzoh, Ekpe Udoh, Stan Okoye, Josh Okogie, Jordan Nwora, Ike Nwamu, Chimezie Metu, Ike Iroegbu, Michael Eric, Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu, Alade Aminu, Jeleel Akindele.
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