Afrobasket 2013: D’Tigers Lose Third Warm-Up Game To Venezuela.

Nigeria’s senior men basketball team, D’Tigers, lost their third warm-up match to Venezuela by 59-62 points at the University of Miami Bank United Centre, United States of America (USA), ahead of the 27th edition of the Afrobasket Championship in Abidjan.

D'Tigers Makes it 0-3 Against Venezuela.
D’Tigers Make it 0-3 Against Venezuela.

Afrobasket.com reports that an inside source at the Orlando camp intimated that the coach Ayo Bakare-led team has improved from their previous performances in the first two matches of the three-series warm-up game with Venezuela, who are also preparing for the FIBA Americas Championship.

The Nigerian side went neck-to-neck with the South Americans as Michael Eric led Nigeria with 13 points while Chamberlain Oguchi added 11 points.

Other key players are still being expected at the camp this week, as the arrival of Oguchi and his brother Kingsley have beefed up D’Tigers squad.

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