Nigeria's Victory Over the African Champions Tunisia

The basketball team, D'Tigers started their Olympic medal hunt on a high note by beating the African champions Tunisia.

D'Tigers' celebrating victory

  • Nigeria/Tunisia:  North Loses to West Africa in Olympic Basketball

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 29 July 2012

    Tunisia's basketball team conceded defeat to Nigeria's 56-60 on Sunday morning at a London Olympics basketball tournament Group A day 1 game. read more »

  • Nigeria/Tunisia:  D'Tigers' Win Was Against All Odds Says Aminu

    Daily Trust, 29 July 2012

    Nigeria's 60-56 win over Tunisia on Sunday in the men's basketball competition of the 2012 Olympic Games was against many odds, a cross-section of the match participants have said. read more »

  • Nigeria/Tunisia:  D'Tigers Victory - We Proved We're Africa's Best - Players

    Leadership, 29 July 2012

    Some players of the Nigeria National basketball team D'tigers have said the team's victory over Tunisia today has proven to the world that Nigeria is the best basketball team in ... read more »

  • Nigeria/Tunisia:  London 2012 - ' It Wasn't Easy Beating Tunisia'

    This Day, 29 July 2012

    D'Tigers have admitted that it was not easy overcoming African champions, Tunisia in the opening game of Group A of the basketball event of London 2012. read more »

  • Nigeria/Tunisia:  We Are Underdogs Against Tunisia - D'Tigers Coach

    Vanguard, 29 July 2012

    Coach of the national basketball team Ayo Bakare has refused to acknowledge the fact that the Nigerian team at the London Games have more heroics than Tunisia. Nigeria will play ... read more »

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Nigeria basketball player

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Oyedeji, Ahmed Promise Tunisia 'Hell'

    Daily Trust, 28 July 2012

    The story of Nigeria's male Basketball team to the Olympics is like that of rising from grass to grace or zero to hero. It is more like the Biblical rejected stone. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dream Team Sends Warning to D'Tigers

    Vanguard, 26 July 2012

    America's men basketball team, the Dream Team has laid down the marker for their Olympic group opponents, including Nigeria's D'Tigers that it is the team to beat in the London ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Is Battle Ready Against Tunisia'

    Leadership, 26 July 2012

    D'Tigers head coach, Ayo Bakare said nothing will be taken for granted when Nigeria basketball team file out against their Tunisian counterpart in their opening match of the London ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  D' Tigers Here for a Medal, Says Oguchi

    Vanguard, 25 July 2012

    Nigerian basketball player, Chamberlain "Champ" Oguchi said he and his teammates are not in London 2012 to make up the numbers. read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Will Cause a Stir in London - Dagunduro

    Daily Trust, 21 July 2012

    Just like most of his colleagues in the present squad of D'Tigers, before the London 2012 Olympics qualifiers in Venezuela, Ade Dagunduro was not that popular among Nigerian ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Olympics - Unmasking the Men d'Tigers Must Stop

    Vanguard, 21 July 2012

    D'Tigers, Nigeria's men basketball team, made history recently when it qualified for the London Olympics. read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Eye Olympics Upset

    Vanguard, 20 July 2012

    They may be the lowest ranked side of the 12 nations that will compete in the basketball event at the London Games but D'Tigers' forward, Ike Diogu believes that the Nigerians are ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Can Shock Team USA - Kaleh

    Vanguard, 19 July 2012

    First Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Muktar Kaleh has told Nigerians that the national male basketball team, D'Tigers that qualified for the London Olympics ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Hit London, Make No Medal Promise

    This Day, 16 July 2012

    D'Tigers of Nigeria should arrive Surrey, London Monday for the commencement of their final build up to the Olympic Games after observing a short break, following their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Are Not Under Pressure At the Olympics - Umar

    Daily Trust, 17 July 2012

    The Nigerian male Basketball team, D'Tigers, will not be under any kind of pressure to produce results at the London Olympics beginning soon, says Tijani Umar. read more »

  • Nigeria:  D'Tigers Qualified Through Hard Work, Commitment

    Daily Trust, 17 July 2012

    Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Mallam Tijani Umar says the qualification of the country's male basketball team to the London 2012 Olympic Games was achieved ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Adeka Tips d'Tigers to Shine in London

    Daily Trust, 15 July 2012

    Head Coach of Dodan Warriors Basketball Club, Daudu Adeka, has hailed the D'Tigers for qualifying for the Basketball event of the London 2012 Olympic Games. read more »