Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress beat Greece 57-56 to advance
to the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on
Wednesday, September 26.
With two victories form three games, D’Tigress finished second to group winners Australia who won all their matches.
D’Tigress finished second and were paired against Greece who finished
third in their group with just one win in three games in the playoffs to
determine who joins the group winners in the quarterfinals.
Evelyn Akhator recorded a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double performance in the win. They will play the USA on Friday.