Nigeria Men’s senior Basketball Team, D’ Tigers have lost their third march to Spain on Thursday, August 11, at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Nigeria suffered defeat with a 96 – 87 slip to the world number two Spanish side.
It was a stiff battle for the D’Tigers who made a surprising comeback from the first quarter, having been down by 14 points, to lead 66-65 in the third.
But they could not sustain their lead, giving two quick turnovers that saw the Spaniards run out with back-to-back two points.
The win booked Spain a place in the quarter finals while Nigeria is out of the tournament having lost their first two marches to Argentina and Lithuania respectively.