August 31 2021
D'tigers coach Mike Brown has maintained that his young team can go far in the Afrobasket tournament players can offer more.
The American coach earlier admitted that the timing and preparations for the championship wasn't the best.
"We should take whatever it is because of the tight schedules and the unavailability of our best players".
Brown however submitted that the team pickup the gauntlet and live beyond the defeat to Ivory coast.
"It was tough match for us, we played a quality team but we are planning ahead for our next game and nothing about the one we lost".
www.ckdmedia.ng can report that D’Tigers will file out on Tuesday against Uganda in their attempt to snatch a quarter final ticket at the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship after narrowly failing to top its group on the back of a narrow loss to Côte d’Ivoire in their last group game, Nigeria will square off against the third placed team in group D for a quarter final place.
Coach Mike Brown at the end of their training on Monday charged the team to use their loss to Côte d’Ivoire as a learning curve when they step out against Uganda.