Nigeria wins first ever FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup (Photos)

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.

 

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