Diogu led D'Tigers to outscore Uganda

November, 29 2021.

Captain Ike Diogu brought his experience and leadership qualities to play to help Nigeria D'Tigers to the next window of the 2022 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers with a comfortable 95-69 points win against Uganda in Angola.

He was also instrumental in Saturdays morale boasting win against Mali. Diogu led all scorers with 27pts, 10rebounds & 4 assists.

Nigeria started the brighter of the two teams to open a 21pts lead at half-time 53-32 in a game they converted 50percent of their three pointers.

Jordan Oguniran and Keith Omerah - both poured 11pts, 4 each rebounds while Been Uzoh added 10pts, 8 assists. Seventeen year old, Ugonna Onyenso, became Nigeria youngest player, drop 10pts, 8 assists.

Brandon Davies led Uganda fight with 22pts as his team out rebound D'Tigers 45-43.

Julius Nwosu led team finished top of the standings with a 2-1 record and will regroup ahead of the next window scheduled for next year.

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