Basketball SPORTS GIST BREAKING: NIGERIA DEFEATS ARGENTINA FEW DAYS AFTER BEATING USA By Admin Posted on 3 weeks ago 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Nigeria’s d’tigers defeated Argentina 94-71 in the match before the Olympics on Monday. The Argentine squad is rated fourth in the world, yet they were not as difficult to beat as the Nigerian team. The Nigerian team got off to a rough start because Argentina was so strong at first, but they got into the game gradually. They went on to defeat the Argentine team by a score of 23 points margin, propelling them to number 19 in the world rankings. On Saturday, the team surprised the basketball world by becoming the first African country to defeat the United States who are ranked the world’s number 1 in a basketball contest. The D’tigers of have been in fantastic form, defeating the world’s number one and number four teams, giving them a lift as they prepare for the Olympics in Tokyo. Nigeria trounced Argentina in Mandalay Bay Arena in Las Vegas, where they also defeated the star-studded United States on Saturday.