Nigeria’s D’Tigers obtained their marketing campaign for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal off on a shedding be aware following their 84-67 defeat to Australia of their Group B opening encounter.
That is the second time the Australians are beating Coach Mike Brown’s males in a few weeks after first dealing with off in a check recreation earlier this month.
The primary quarter began on a balanced be aware as the 2 groups completed with 23 factors apiece earlier than the break, however they dropped momentum a bit within the second quarter with the Boomers successful with 20-17 factors.
Nigeria have a superb battle within the third quarter however once more, they needed to accept a 15-12 factors defeat as coach Brian Goorjian’s males additional lengthen their lead within the recreation as recorded on the Olympics web site.
We additionally gathered whereas monitoring the sport that coach Brown and his gamers let down their guards within the last quarter after conceding the best variety of factors.
They scored 15 factors whereas their opponents claimed 26 – leaving them with 9 factors distinction within the final quarter and the sport ultimately ended 17 factors in favour of the Australians.
Nigeria misplaced to Australia in a pre-Olympics recreation Legit.ng earlier reported that coach Mike Brown of the D’Tigers has suffered his first defeat in command of the Nigerian Basketball staff after struggling a 108-69 loss towards Australia in what was a troublesome recreation on Wednesday morning, July 14.
The Nigerian Basketball senior staff have for the previous few days been in America making ready for the Summer season Olympics which is able to begin in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8.
D’Tigers began their exhibition tourney in America on a formidable be aware beating the mighty United States of their first recreation which was an encounter that made Nigerians completely satisfied.