President Buhari Congratulates D’Tigers For Beating China To Qualify For Olympics 2020

September 9, 2019
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, for a successful outing at FIBA World Cup 2019.

Nigerians and Basketball fans all over the world in celebrating D’Tigers for beating China, 86-73, to secure a place for Olympics 2020.

President Buhari, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, congratulated the team for the energetic, resilient and skilful outing that saw them out-playing and out-pacing opponents during the tournament.

“President Buhari congratulates the team for the energetic, resilient and skilful outing that saw them out-playing and out-pacing opponents during the tournament, assuring the team that the nation remains proud of them.

“The President commends officials and technical hands for the commitment and investments in ensuring that the D’Tigers emerged victorious with all the odds of playing against China before home fans in Guangzhou.

“As the team prepares for the Tokyo Olympics, President Buhari notes that with more dedication, training and focus, D’Tigers will surprise the world.”

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