Nigeria’s girls basketball crew D’Tigress defeated Turkey in their second group recreation to declare first-ever win at the 2018 FIBA Ladies’s Basketball World Cup on Sunday night time.
D’Tigress defeated their opponent 74-68 after taking pictures 34 p.c from the ground, a marginal enhance from the 29 p.c they recorded towards Australia in their first recreation.
The Nigerian crew out-rebounded Turkey 43-39, outscored them on bench factors 30-27, and recorded 14 quick break factors to Turkey’s six.
D’Tigress who already misplaced 86-68 to Australia in their first conflict will face Argentina within the final group B recreation on Tuesday.
Watch their celebratory video under.
Nigeria beat Turkey and earn their first-ever win at a FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup!
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 23, 2018