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Promising D’Tigers Fall to Olympic Defeat [PHOTOS]

The men basketball team representing Nigeria at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo fell to their first defeat at the hands of Australia.

The Aussies who are ranked 3rd in the world, according to FIBA ranking, led in three of the four rounds, drawing only one round.

The game ended, 84-67!

Haven arrived Japan so late, one could play down the result on Sunday, given that this team defeated the United States in a warm-up game earlier in July.

The Nigerians who are ranked 22nd according to FIBA rankings will now face Germany in the next game.

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