2018 FIBAWWC: Nigerians react to D’Tigress ouster on Twitter

2018 FIBAWWC: Nigerians react to D’Tigress ouster on Twitter

Nigeria senior women’s national team, D’Tigress might have bowed out of the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain but they have continued to receive commendation from Nigerians.

The USA had to overcome a slow start to beat Nigeria 71-40. Surprisingly, the D’Tigress were able to limit the Americans in the first quarter 9-17 a first achieved by a team in Spain. The defending champions also couldn’t set a record of 10,000 points at the World Cup only reached 9,999 points.

Below are some of the best reactions expressed by Nigerians on twitter.

 

 

 

Nigerian-born Chiney Ogwumike whose sister, Nneka played against Nigeria also commended the D’Tigress for their efforts.

Meanwhile, Sports minister Barr Solomon Dalung had promised the D’Tigress $10,000 for a win against the United States of America.

A Nigerian faulted the idea behind the pledge as a tool to motivate the girls to victory.

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