Basketball AfroBasket 2025 Qualification: Uganda Hand D’Tigers Second Defeat

On Saturday, Nigeria’s D’Tigers lost their second Group B match of the AfroBasket 2025 qualifications, 72-62 to Uganda.

Friday’s 89-82 loss to Libya marked the team’s first loss of the season.

Similar to their matchup with Libya, D’Tigers only fielded nine players.

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Uganda emerged victorious in all four quarters of the match on Saturday.

Both the first and second quarters were won by the East Africans, 12-7 and 29-19, respectively.

Before finishing with a final score of 72-62, Uganda led the D’Tigers with 44 points in the third quarter.

The D’Tigers’ match against Cape Verde on Sunday will mark the end of the first qualifying round.

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