VIDEO: Watch D’Tigers Narrowly Beat Côte d’Ivoire 78-77 In Afrobasket Opener

first_imgDefending champion, D’Tigers of Nigeria began their Afrobasket title defense with a narrow 78-77 victory over fellow West African nation, Côte d’Ivoire in Tunis, Tunisia on Friday.Team captain, Ike Diogu was in unstoppable form as he provided 31 points and 8 rebounds to ensure Nigeria survived Côte d’Ivoire’s second half fight back.Ike Iroegbu also scored 15 points and 7 assists.Washington Wizards center, Daniel Ochefu did not make his Afrobasket debut as he was not seen with the team.Points Per Quarter1st: Nigeria 17-11 Côte d’Ivoire2nd: Nigeria 25-22 Côte d’Ivoire3rd: Nigeria 11-17 Côte d’Ivoire4th: Nigeria 25-27 Côte d’Ivoire Video Credit: Youtube – FIBARelated2017 Afrobasket: D’Tigers Edge Past Côte d’Ivoire To Begin Title Defence With A VictorySeptember 8, 2017In “National Team”VIDEO: Watch How D’Tigress Crush Côte d’Ivoire To Make AfroBasket Semi FinalAugust 26, 2017In “Nigeria”#AfroBasket2017: D’Tigers Fall To DR Congo In TunisSeptember 10, 2017In “National Team”last_img

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