Team Nigeria progresses to the Final despite early scare.


Defending Champions, D’Tigers qualify for finals of the ongoing Male #AfroBasketball_2017 Championship after scaling past arch-rivals, Senegal by 76 – 71 points.

The team started on a losing note but later found its feet as the tournament went on and have claimed a spot in the finals.

The team is set to face another strong side, Tunisia in the finals in a bid to defend its title as the true African Kings of Basketball, to replicate same feat achieved by their female counterparts, D’Tigress of recent.


Full details of Match quarter-by-quarter scores as recorded in the pulsating nerve-racking encounter.

FT: Nigeria 76-71 Senegal
Q1 NGR 15-12 SEN
Q2 NGR 19-17 SEN
Q3 NGR 18-16 SEN
Q4 NGR 24-26 SEN