BREAKING NEWS: FIBA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: NIGERIA BEAT ARGENTINA!

BREAKING NEWS: FIBA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: NIGERIA BEAT ARGENTINA!

Nigeria’s D’Tigress, the women basketball team has sent Argentina out of the FIBA Women’s World Cup after a defeat of 75-70.

It was a hard-fought battle as the pendulum was constantly swinging almost throughout the four quarters of the match.

At one point, Argentina narrowed gap to 57-58, then Nigeria moved it to 61-57, before the South Americans again began their usual fight-back.

D’Tigress did not just stand and look, they redoubled efforts and increased tally to 67-62 in the final two minutes 10 seconds.

In the earlier quarters, scores were Nigeria 48-46, but the last few seconds of the third quarter proved decisive as Nigeria bounced back to lead 51-48. It’s a tough match!

Nigeria’s women team, D’Tigress led Argentina 9-4 in the first quarter of the last match of Group B of the FIBA Women’s World Cup. The match is holding at San Cristobal de Laguna in Spain.

At the end of the second quarter, scorelines were Nigeria 32-29 Argentina.

Australia are the group leaders having beaten Turkey 90-64 earlier in the day.

More follows…

Other results on Tuesday

 

  • Japan 69-61 Puerto Rico
  • Australia 90-64 Turkey
  • Korea 48-58 Greece
  • Senegal 66-75 China

 

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