Team Rivers Hoopers of Nigeria, defeated the SLAC of Guinea win the narrowest lead, 76-75.
The heart-pounding match came to an end with a sign of relief following the blow of the final whistle, in favour to the King's men.
During the ordeal, Rivers Hoopers were in trouble attracting turnovers for easy points in favour to their opponents.
On the other hand, team SLAC always ran into foul trouble, thus giving team Rivers the opportunity to close in the gap. In fact, the last 5 points made were from the free-throw line; shot by three players.
Three players made the double-digit mark, while Victor Anthony Koko secured 9 points, 13 rebounds and 1 block.
#23 Abdul Yahaya with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assist and 1 steal
#7 Precious Saliu got 15 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal
#11 Emmanuel Balogun hit 15 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal.
Nigerian fans are hoping to see a better coordination on the offensive to defensive line and vice versa.
Team Rivers Hoopers face-off against JS Kairouan of Tunisia tomorrow.