Friday, 11 March 2016

BREAKING: Nigeria gets tough Group of Death in Friday's 2016 Rio OLYMPIC Basketball Draw

Can Oguchi, Ezeli, Al Farouq and Co survive this group of Death?

Defending Baskeball African Champions, D'Tigers of Nigeria have been drawn in Group of Death, Group B together with powerhouses Spain, Argentina, Lithuania and host Brazil.

The draw  conducted Friday at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland, by FIBA, basketball’s world governing body was for the basketball event (Men and Women) of the Olympic Games which saw twelve (12) teams in each tournament  divided into two (2) groups (A and B) of six (6) teams each. 
Chamberlain Oguchi with the MVP award at FIBA AfroBasket Africa 2015

The Olympic competition opens August 6 and the top four teams in each pool advance to the quarterfinals.As usual defending champions Team USA will be the focus of attention in Rio, having won gold at each of the last two  Olympics and back-to-back FIBA World Cup titles in 2010 and 2014

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