Nigeria wins first ever FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup (Photos+Video)
Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress defeated Turkey in their second group game, to claim first-ever win at the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Sunday night.D’Tigress defeated their opponent 74-68 after shooting 34 percent from the floor, a marginal increase from the 29 percent they recorded against Australia in their first game. The Nigerian team out-rebounded Turkey 43-39, outscored them on bench points 30-27, and recorded 14 fast break points to Turkey’s six.D’Tigress who already lost 86-68 to Australia in their first clash will face Argentina in the last group B game on Tuesday.
Watch their celebratory video below.
Nigeria beat Turkey and earn their first-ever win at a FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup!
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 23, 2018
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