Nigeria's U16 Male team secure their second straight win, after defeating Angola, 57-90.
With just eight players from the onset, the Junior D'Tigers are unrelenting to make their mark at the ongoing FIBA Africa Chammpionship.
Perfect timing, with screens, off the ball picks and wide open shots, they delve into the Angolians paint to make most opportunities count.
The Angolans focused more on penetration, but he defensive presence of the bigs put a stop to it. On the other hand, Nigeria shared the ranges from within and without.
Five players hit the double digit mark today, and #14 Rueben Abuchi Chinyelu hit his third consecutive double double of the tournament (13 points, 24 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks).
#9 Farouk Isah 13 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal
#8 Precious Ikpe 19 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals
#11 Joy Ighovodjia: 14 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal
#7 Bormini Victor Dennis 13 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal.
With this win, team Nigeria has qualified for the quarter finals, but would go against Algeria tomorrow, for their last group match.