Team Nigeria to the Federation of International Basketball Association, FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup of Nations in Uganda, has recorded a good result while gaining experience in the 3×3 format of basketball.
In the Under-18 Girls’ category, Nigeria won bronze after beating the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the third-place game by 8-6 points.
The girls who lost to Uganda in the semifinal were determined not to leave the competition without an impression as they settled for bronze.
Also Mali had continued their dominance over the women’s 3×3 in Africa with an incredible 17-4 win in the final over Uganda.
And in the Under-18 Boys, Uganda proved to be the undoing of Nigeria as the lads lost to Uganda 12-17 points in the third placed game.