D’Tigers of Nigeria makes it two wins in as many games at the ongoing Afrobasket Championships co hosted by Tunisia and Senegal as they defeated Mali 90 – 67 points in Tunis.
Ike Nwamu led the scoring for Nigeria with 22 points while Bryant Mbamalu and Ike Iroegbu provided 18 points and 17 points respectively.
#AfroBasket2017 Group A: Defending Champions Nigeria ?? defeat Mali 90-67 and stay unbeaten!
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 9, 2017
Washington Wizards center Daniel Ochefu, who missed out of the opener against Côte d’Ivoire due to administrative reasons, was also part of the party as D’Tigers ran riot against the Malians.
Up next for Nigeria is DR Congo on Sunday, September 10, 2017, by 15:30 (GMT+1) in Tunis.
Points Per Quarter
1st: Nigeria 20-16 Mali
2nd: Nigeria 19-17 Mali
3rd: Nigeria 27-18 Mali
4th: Nigeria 24-16 Mali