Man-of-the-match Michael Afuwape on Sunday, led the Nigeria National Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers to their first-ever win at the FIBA AfroCan tournament.
D’Tigers had lost all their matches after finishing 0-3 in the inaugural edition of the tournament in Mali in 2019.
Nigeria however started their campaign in the 2023 AfroCan tournament in Angola on a winning note.
This was after D’Tigers defeated Mali in their tournament opener to hand their counterparts their second straight defeat of the tournament.
Though Mali put up some resistance in the final stretch, Nigeria kept the game under their control and cruised to a 62-56 win.