The Nigerian basketball athletes known as D'Tigers has recently lost to Italy after series of unsuccessful attempts to mark victory in Tokyo.
This has further taken away their chance to move on to the next round of the competition.
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However, as the Olympics commenced they were unfortunate to lose in all their played matches.
According to the reactions circulating around, the athletes were to blame for their unpreparedness before going through compete with their counterparts. This was the alleged reason that let to their failure.
Furthermore, the competition is a game of luck which success can go to anyone in the game.
They have been celebrated for at least representing he country in the game. It's quite uneasy to get to this stage.
They're urged and thanked for showing up, encouraged to go and prepare for the next task ahead of them.
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