Nigeria Miss Out on Podium Places in 2023 FIBA AfroCan

Nigeria’s chances of finishing on the podium in the 2023 FIBA AfroCan suffered a blow today when they lost 72-74 in the quarter finals to the defending champions Congo Democratic Republic.

DTigers as the Nigerian side are also known as lost the opening quarter 19-31 and won the last three quarters with small margins which cost them dearly in the game.

Kanyisola Joseph led Nigeria in scoring with 23 points while Chinedu Martins pulled a leading 9pt rebound for Tigers.

Up next for Nigeria is a consolation 5th-8th classification match against Kenya tomorrow.

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