The Nigerian basketball men’s team, D’Tigers will today go against the Cote d’Ivoire men’s basketball team.
The Ivorian defeat the Nigerians the last time both teams matched up making today’s match an all-important outing as the D’Tigers will be looking to correct that lapse.
The Ivorian team on the back of their last win against the Nigerians will be coming into this one with a lot of confidence.
There are five African teams in the qualifiers with the top-ranked African team getting an automatic qualification according to FIBA rules.
All five teams will be looking to book the coveted top spot with Nigeria, D’Tigers one of the firm favourites to accomplish the feat, but it won’t come easy.