The Nigeria men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, lost their game against Angola’s basketball team in the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup African qualifying window. The team suffered a 70-67 defeat to Angola on Sunday, August 28, 2022. The game was the D’Tigers’ third game of the FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifier.
They started with a 78-66 loss to Cote D’Ivoire on Friday, August 26, 2022. Then they recuperated with an 80-79 victory against Guinea on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Nigeria is now placed fourth in Group E and has missed out on automatic qualification for the World Cup. The basketball team will wait till February 2023 to try again and win a ticket to the FIBA World Cup. The World Cup is scheduled to take place from August 25, 2023, to September 10, 2023, in Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.