How Nigeria’s D’Tigress crashed out FIBA Women’s World Cup
Written by MaxFM on September 29, 2018
Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress have crashed out of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after losing to USA in their quarter-final clash played on Friday, September 28.
Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress lost 71-40 to the United States of America (USA) in the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.
D’Tigress came up against the reigning world champions for a place in the semifinal of the world cup.
However, they were defeated! D’Tigress took the first quarter lead with a game point of 17-9, however, USA came back in the second quarter as they regained the lead 18-6 to lead 27-23 going into the half time break.
The USA started the second half of the game with intensity, straight two points back to back.
D’Tigress put up a better fight in the third quarter but fell seven points behind as it ended 19-12 and the USA took a massive eleven points into the final quarter.
D’Tigress could not withstand the USA in the fourth quarter as they were outplayed 25-5, to finish at 71-40.