FIBA WWC: USA end Nigeria’s fairytale run, beat gallant D’Tigress

By Taiwo Ibrahim on September 29, 2018

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D’Tigress lost to United State of America 71-40 in the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain.

The D’Tigress started the encounter in massive way and won the first quarter 17-9 but lost the remaining quarters 18-6, 19-12 and 25-5.

It was the second time the reigning African Champions lost to the United States at the FIBA Women’s World Cup.

The first was a 79-46 loss at the 2006 edition hosted by Brazil.

Ezinne Kalu was D’Tigress most efficient performer in the encounter scoring eight points, four rebound, five steals and six assists.

•Photo Shows D’Tigress

Source Daily Sports

Posted September 29, 2018

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