Champions D’Tigers will begin their FIBA AfroBasket title defence against West African
rivals Ivory Coast in a Group A match at the Salle Omnisport de Rades, Radès, Tunisia,
The Nigerians, who will be playing in familiar territory, having won the African title two
years ago in Tunisia, will then play other group opponents Mali on Saturday before
battling DR Congo on Sunday.
Nigeria are currently Africa’s men and women’s champions after the recent triumph of
D’Tigress at the Women’s AfroBasket tourney in Mali.