FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifier: D’Tigress Faces USA, Senegal In Difficult Group

NIgeria senior female national basketball team D’Tigress has been drawn in a very tough group, regarded as the ‘Group of Death’ where they will face world powerhouse United States of America, host nation, Belgium and Africa giants, Senegal in their FIBA Women’s Olympic qualifiers.

In the draw released on Thursday, D’Tigress were placed in Group B of the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament held in Belgium.

The four-time consecutive African champions will face hosts Belgium, USA, and their continental rivals Senegal.

The matches are scheduled to hold from February 8-11, 2024.

The reigning Africa champions are seeking for a ticket to their second consecutive Olympic Games basketball event in Paris next year.

Both the male and female teams qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo where they failed to win a single game.

In Tokyo, the D’Tigress found themselves in the same group with Japan, USA and France.

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