The Mike Brown and Alex Nwora lads on Sunday defeated their Malian counterparts 91-68 points in their third game of the series.
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Prior to his appointment, the 49-year-old coach was the associate head coach of the NBA team, Golden State Warriors
Nigeria’s D’Tigers have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics courtesy their hard-earned victory over hosts China in the final classification game on Sunday at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in Guangzhou, China.
Ahead of Sunday’s final game against host China, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora, has noted that grinding out a win is achievable but will not come easy.
The Alex Nwora-led team will face host China on Sunday at 5pm in their second classification game at the championship
The hard fighting Alex Nwora lads suffered a 94-81 points loss to the group favourites and South American giants at the City Arena, Wuhan Sports Centre on Monday.
The Alex Nwora lads would aim to redeem their image against Argentina on Monday at 1:30pm Nigeria time
As the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup gets underway in China on Saturday, the D’Tigers hope to start against Russia on a winning note.
Nwora made the final list known after their Peak Invitational Tournament victory against Poland and Montenegro.
Speaking to journalists after the team’s first training session in Lagos, Nwora said despite all the 44 players on the preliminary list being good enough to be at the World Cup, the Technical Crew can only pick 12 players to represent the country.
Nwora said: “We have quality players who are performing at the top level in Europe and the US, and we have played some friendly matches against some top sides. Indeed we are very confident of making it to the podium.
The strong contingent, led by Head Coach, Alex Nwora, arrived Nigeria aboard a Delta Airline flight from Atlanta to continue their World Cup preparation.
Head Coach of the Men Senior basketball team, Alex Nwora, has arrived in San Domingo with 15 players for the two-legged test match with fellow World Cup bound Dominican Republic on July 20 and 22.
D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora, has released a 44-man preliminary roaster ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China, after weeks of scouting.
Musa Kida, the President, Nigeria Basketball Federation on Tuesday, said that the national senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, would be well prepared for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
D’Tigers’ coach, Alex Nwora, has announced that only the best hands will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men.
FIBA World Cup bound D’Tigers will know their opponents as the World Cup draw is slated for March 16 in Shenzhen, China.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has stated that the decision to appoint Alex Nwora as D’Tigers’ coach has paid off handsomely after qualifying the team for the FIBA Men’s basketball World cup in China.
Gaziantep of Turkey centre, Tonye Jekiri, and Gombe Bull’s rising star, Buchi Agu, may be in line for their D’Tigers debut when the team files out against Côte d’Ivoire on Friday.
Despite the absence of some key players who took part in the last FIBA World Cup qualifiers, D’Tigers Head coach, Alex Nwora, is still determined more than ever to end the qualifying campaign on a high.