After defeating Central Africa Republic 114 – 69 today, the Nigeria D’Tigers becomes the first team to officially qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Al-Farouq Aminu was the star player today during the game with 12 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, & 3 steals. Here are some highlights from the game:
Nigeria is currently ranked 32nd in the FIBA World Rank. They should continue to rise in the rankings after this victory. The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will take place in China from August 31st – September 15th.
The D’Tigers look to continue their undefeated streak (8-0) in the FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers with a match tomorrow vs Senegal.