• Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

Olympics Qualifiers: D’Tigers Suffer Defeat to Senegal

D’Tigers on Monday evening suffered defeat at the hands of Senegal in their opening match of the Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

It was a keenly contested affair in Lagos on Monday evening, with Senegal prevailing over the Nigeria Men’s basketball national team by a score of 93-87.

While proving to be a tough challenge, the hosts managed to narrow the gap by claiming a 26-25 lead in the first quarter. Senegal turned up the intensity and secured the second quarter with a score of 46-45.

D’Tigers mounted a strong comeback, clinching the third quarter 68-67. Nonetheless, Senegal managed a narrow victory in the final quarter, ultimately winning the game with a score of 93-87.

Jokanola Bolaji

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