FIBA WWC: D’tigress Coach Plots USA Fall


FIBA WWC: D’tigress Coach Plots USA Fall

Joel Ajayi

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis has urged his players to hold their nerves and keep the focus ahead of Friday’s quarter-final game against defending champions, Team USA.

The USA are the most successful team in the FIBA Women’s World Cup, with 9 wins in the 17 editions and Otis expects that D’Tigress will make a statement.
Otis also noted that his team had caught the attention of the World and knows opponents will have concerns and won’t write them off.

Otis from Spain praised the commitment of his players in the win against Greece in the quarter-final qualification game.

“We shall approach our game against USA very well and I believe with our plan and strategies we shall beat them to qualify for final

Nigeria defeated the Europeans 57-56 in a nerve jangling encounter at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.1-.”


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