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2020 Olympics-Basketball (W): Nigeria to put the Americans to test

2020 Olympics-Basketball (W): Nigeria to put the Americans to test

 

Nigeria's D' Tigress are set to face the USA in their first match on Monday night (4:40 GMT). Twice African champions (2017 and 2019), the Nigerians start with a big name in women's basketball. For, the Americans are 8 times Olympic champions, including 6 titles in a row (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016).

The objective for the D'Tigress will be to try to win a historic victory. If they do, it will keep their chances alive in Pool B, which includes France and Japan. These two teams face each other at 01:00 GMT.

Schedule Day 1
Group A

Monday 26 July 2021

South Korea - Spain 69-73

Serbia-Canada 72-68

Group B

Tuesday 27 July 2021

01:00 Japan - France

04:40 Nigeria - USA

Group C

Tuesday 27 July 2021

08:20 Australia - Belgium

12:00 Puerto Rico - China

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