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Nigeria upsets Angola to win Afrobasket 2015
Nigeria upset Angola to win the country’s first Afrobasket — a historic event for Nigerian basketball. . The Nigerian D’Tigers came in as underdogs to the Southern Africa dynasty. Led by Chamberlain Oguchi’s 19 points and Olaseni “Shane” Lawal’s 12 points, they pulled out a 74-65 win withstanding a late comeback; holding onto a cushion they built up in the second quarter. Nigeria last played in the AfroBasket championship game back in 2003, against the same Angola squad losing 86-65 …