September 18, 2021

Tokyo 2020: D’Tigress draw USA, France

The official draw of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments for both the women’s and men’s competitions took place today at FIBA headquarters, the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball.

Nigeria’s D’Tigress were drawn into Group B where they will battle Japan, France and USA.

D’Tigers who are also Tokyo bound were also drawn into Group B where they will face Australia.

The other opponents of D’Tigers would emerge after the qualifiers that was postponed, no thanks to Covid-19.

The qualifiers would run from June 29-July 4 in Victoria, Canada.

Twenty-four top teams from across the globe, 12 men and 12 women, will go for gold at the Olympics, starting July 25 in Tokyo.