Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has hailed Nigeria’s Men Basketball Team, D’Tigers, on their historic win against Team USA.
Nigeria on Saturday night defeated the United States of America 90-87 in an exhibition match ahead of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.
Taking to his Twitter page, the former Kwara state governor expressed happiness over their performance and growth both individually and as a team.
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.”
The Nigerian team has now become the first African nation to defeat Team USA in a basketball game.