D’Tigers Defeat Senegal To Reach AfroBasket Final

Defending champions, D’Tigers of Nigeria have defeated co-host Senegal 76-71 to reach the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket championship final.

In a keenly contested semi-final game in Tunis, Bryant Mbamalu was Nigeria’s marksman with 19 points while the duo of Ike Iroegbu and captain Ike Diogu provided 18 and 17 points respectively.

Nigeria will now face another co-host Tunisia in the final on Saturday.


Points Per Quarter
1st: Nigeria 15-12 Senegal
2nd: Nigeria 19-17 Senegal
3rd: Nigeria 18-16 Senegal
4th: Nigeria 24-26 Senegal


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