Nigeria drops out of the FIBA Women Championship after losing to USA in quarter final
Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress have dropped out of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after losing to USA in their quarter final match played on Friday, September 28.
The Nigerian team were defeated 71-40 by the reigning world champions as they failed to seal a place in the semifinal of the tournament in Spain.
This brings the end of the road for D’Tigress after having made history at the tournament by beating Turkey to earn their first-ever win at a FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.
They also defeated Argentina and Greece to get to the quarter-final stage.