Despite a narrow loss to the host team Serbia (64-70),   Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team, D’Tigress came up strong to secure the ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Coach Otis Ohugley, his coaching staff, players and fans were thrilled with the outcome.

The elated team is joining the men counterparts to attend the Olympics!

On Sunday, Nigeria will take on USA in their last group game which will have no effect on the 2020 Olympics qualification.

The time is 8pm (Nigeria time)