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Nigeria national basketball team, D’Tigers have crashed out of the 2016 Rio Olympics after losing to host nation, Brazil 86-89 on Monday evening. 

The African champions  needed a win against the Brazilians to advance to the quarterfinals of the men’s basketball event, led the first quarter 16-15 before losing the remaining three quarters at the Carioca Arena. 

Will Voigt’s men defeated  Croatia to record their only win at this year’s Olympics after losing to Spain and Lithuania in their first two games.


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