At the ongoing FIBA Africa U16 tournament, team Nigeria get their third consecutive win against Algeria, 75-64.
Although already qualified for the quarter finals, the eight-man team, proved themselves yet again.
Despite scoring below 40%, the winning team made up for it on defense. A total of 11 steals was recored by Nigeria, which ranked them second position in the table (84); while Mali tops with a total of 94 steals so far.
Team Nigeria also dominated in rebounds (70-42), asssits (15-10), and blocks (2-1).
Half of the team made at least 10 points in today's outcome.
#10 James Othuke Okemirie: 19 points, 18 rebounds and 1 steal #9 Farouk Isah: 17 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals #8 Precious Ikpe: 14 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal #7 Bormini Victor Dennis: 10 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal
Nigeria would face off against Tunisia on Friday at the quarter final stage. Would they make it to the semi-finals?