Immediate-past Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigeria’s Men Basketball Team, D’Tigers, on their historic win against Team USA.
Nigeria in a stunning performance on Saturday night defeated the United States of America 90-87 in an exhibition match ahead of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.
Saraki in a post via his Twitter page expressed happiness over their performance and growth both individually and as a team.
The former Senate President urged the team to kelp performance and take its great form to the Olympics.
His tweet read: “Impressive performance by our Men’s Basketball Team, D’Tigers! Coming back from a 10-point deficit against Team USA.
“It is great to see how much they have all grown individually and collectively!
“Let’s take this great form to the Olympics.”
With this victory, Nigerian team becomes the first African nation to defeat Team USA in a basketball game.