Tokyo Olympic: Nigeria Is Proud Of You - Minister Tells D'Tigers - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Tokyo Olympic: Nigeria Is Proud Of You - Minister Tells D'Tigers

D'Tigress have been commended for their outings in the build up games played so far, ahead of the July 23, Tokyo Olympic in Japan

 The Nigeria's senior male basketball side recorded its second major upset against fourth rated Argentina 94-71points last Monday, after the historic win against the United States team 90-87points last Saturday 
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare who commended the team's performances in his congratulatory message to the side, says Nigerians are proud of their impressive performances so far

His words, “Our players showed up for business and took care of business. Their performance in just these two games signpost the future of basket ball in Nigeria. I salute and commend their patriotism and the courage and confidence they have brought to the game. You continue to make Nigeria proud. “. 

Meanwhile, D Tigress are expected to begin their friendlies from Wednesday in Vegas. Under the tutelage of Col Amedu and coach Otis. They will be playing their first friendly game against Australia on Wednesday. 

The Minister says he has no doubt about the depth of talents and the game DTigress will bring on, expressing confidence that the Africa's number one team  will show up for business in the game

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