Nigeria’s Male Basketball Team, D’Tigers head coach, Mike Brown says his team has a long way to go if they hope to be regarded amongst the best basketball-playing nations.
Brown made his remarks following D’Tigers’ defeat to Australia in their opening group game at the Tokyo 2020 on Sunday, July 25.
Ahead of the games, the D’Tigers recorded impressive wins against USA and Argentina in their exhibition games much to the amazement of Nigerians and the Basketball world.
However, on Sunday the Australians ran out winners 84-67 despite stif opposition from Nigeria.
Coach Brown has now reacted to the defeat.
He said victories against USA and Argentina was enough to believe D’Tigers have “arrived.”
“Because we beat team USA and Argentina, everyone thinks we have arrived. No we haven’t. We still have a long way to go.” He said to the press.