BREAKING: D’Tigress beat France in World Cup qualifier (VIDEO) | Dailytrust

BREAKING: D’Tigress beat France in World Cup qualifier (VIDEO)

FILE PHOTO:  D’Tigress celebrating a win during their impressive 2018 World Cup campaign in Spain
FILE PHOTO: D’Tigress celebrating a win during their impressive 2018 World Cup campaign in Spain

Nigeria’s senior female basketball team, D’Tigress, Friday beat France 67-65 in a World Cup qualifying game.

They came back from losing the first quarter to stun the European team.

Having lost their first game 90-76 to China and finding themselves at the bottom of the qualifying group, they took the game to the French side winning the last three quarters 16-10, 21-14 and 19-13, after losing the first quarter 11-28.

Watch the highlights below courtesy of FIBA:

Nigeria now occupies the second spot on the table with 3 points and a -12 game points.

Otis Hughley’s side will next play Mali on Sunday.

Three teams will qualify from the group to the World Cup that holds later this year in Australia.

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