The two teams will dunk off later today in the race for two events with the Nigerian side having won the first leg away 87-64 earlier in the month.Speaking to Daily Trust yesterday, Gumut stressed that the D’Tigers played better and stronger teams than Burkina Faso at the recently concluded South Africa invitational tournament and doesn’t see the visitors stopping them from picking qualification ticket.The D’Tigers have won their last five matches and are in top form ahead of this evening’s encounter.However, Burkina Faso prolific player, Mike Savadogo is less worried about the current form of the D’Tigers.Savadogo stated that his country will not hand the 2015 Afrobasket and the All African Games tickets to Nigeria on a cheap despite losing the first leg at home a week ago.Speaking shortly after arriving from South Africa yesterday (Tuesday) D’Tigers coach, Sanni Ahmed ruled out any chances of their opponent winning the second leg in Lagos and added that the strategy to defeat the visitors had already been perfected in South Africa.Also, the welfare manager of the team, Skambo Morrison said the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has put all logistics in place to ensure good outing for the team.
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