The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, have advanced to the final of the 2017 Afrobasket championship after winning Senegal 76-71 on Friday night.
D’Tigers won three of the four quarters in Friday’s semifinal clash.
At the end of the first quarter, D’Tigers established a 15-12 points lead over their opponents.
The second and third quarters were also fiercely contested but the Nigerian men nicked it at 19-17 and 18-16.
Senegal won the final quarter 26-24.
Nigeria will face Tunisia in Saturday’s final.