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Tokyo Olympics: D’Tigress Crash Out

D’Tigress have crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics.

Gatekeepers News reports that Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have crashed out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after succumbing 102-83 to their Japanese counterparts in their third match on Monday.

D’Tigress who were unable to secure any win in the three games they played in Group B of the women’s competition’s group stage, were earlier defeated by the U.S and France.

The Japanese team relied mostly on three-pointers to proved too hot for the D’Tigress as they won 30-22 in the first quarter.

Although D’Tigress played with a lot of intensity in the second quarter of the game, they, unfortunately, fell 21-16 to Japan.

The Nigerians were also outsourced in the third quarter which ended 33-19 in favour of the Japanese.

In the fourth quarter when D’Tigress who seemed to have overcome their lethargy won 26-18 but the Japanese who were playing their best game so far in the competition were already leading by 19 three points-shots to coast home to a great win.

Japan have, therefore, progressed to the quarterfinals, having won two out of their three group games.

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