Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress beat Turkey 74-68 for their first ever win at the FIBA Women’s World Cup.
The African champions were trailing with 12 points in the first quarter, with Turkey leading 19-7.
But having already tasted defeat in the tournament, losing 86-68 to Australia, the girls were determined to not leave with tournament without any win.
ESPN writes that Sarah Ogoke led all scorers with 22 points, and outscored Turkey in all statistics.
Nigeria beat Turkey and earn their first-ever win at a FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup!
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 23, 2018
The Nigerians will meet Argentina in their last group game on Tuesday.