FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress now Rated 16th in the World

Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, have been ranked the 16th best team in the world and first in Africa according to the latest FIBA ranking released on Friday.

D’Tigress, who won the 2019 AfroBasketball Women’s Championship in Senegal earlier this year defeating the host country in the final, moved three places up in the latest ranking.

However, after garnering 329.2 points, the Nigeria ladies are the only African team in the top 20.

FIBA announced on their website that with the new women’s competition system starting this month with the FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments in Africa, the Americas and Asia, it has launched the new system for the FIBA World Ranking Women, presented by Nike.

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