Las Vegas - Nigeria’s senior basketball team on Monday in
the United States defeated their Argentine counterpart 96-92 in a Rio 2016
Olympics preparation game.
The friendly was played in Las Vegas.
The first week the African champions converged in Los
Angeles, they moved to China for the Stankovic Cup.
Nigeria beat China, lost to Argentina and France but beat
China again in the third place game to pick the bronze.
On Wednesday, they will again play against Argentina, who
handed them a 71-49 defeat in China.
Both teams are in the same group at the Olympics.
that Nigeria fastest sprinters Blessing Okagbare and Seye Ogunlewe top the list
of Team Nigeria athletes to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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- News24 Nigeria