Nigeria’s women basketball team,D’Tigress defeated Turkey in their second group game, to claim first-ever win at the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Sunday night.
D’Tigress defeated their opponent 74-68 after shooting 34 percent
from the floor, a marginal increase from the 29 percent they recorded
against Australia in their first game. The
Nigerian team out-rebounded Turkey 43-39, outscored them on bench
points 30-27, and recorded 14 fast break points to Turkey’s six.D’Tigress who already lost 86-68 to Australia in their first clash will face Argentina in the last group B game on Tuesday.
Watch their celebratory video below.