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D’Tigress draw Japan, USA, France at Tokyo Olympics


D’Tigress of Nigeria. Photo; TWITTER/ Bballnaija

Nigerian male team to face Australia
The official draw of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments for both men and women’s competitions took place yesterday at FIBA headquarters, the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball.

Nigeria’s female team, D’Tigress, were drawn in Group B, where they will battle Japan, France and USA.

Their male counterparts, D’Tigers, who are also Tokyo bound, were also drawn into Group B where they will face Australia.

The other opponents of D’Tigers will emerge after the qualifiers that were postponed due to Covid-19.

The qualifiers would run from June 29-July 4 in Victoria, Canada.

Twenty-four top teams from across the globe, 12 men and 12 women, will go for gold at the Olympics, starting July 25 in Tokyo.


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