The Nigeria men’s basketball team D’Tigers have moved from 23rd to 22nd in the latest FIBA World ranking.
The ranking was published on the body’s official websites, after the second window of the FIBA Continental Cup qualifiers.
D’Tigers climb was as a result of their impressive performance in the first phase of the FIBA AfroBasket qualifiers in Rwanda in November.
At the qualifiers in Rwanda D’Tigers won all their group games. Latest Football News
In the top 10 basketball playing countries, USA are number one, Spain are second, in third place is Australia, fourth is Argentina and in fifth spot is Serbia.
At number six is France, Greece occupy seventh, in eight spot is Lithuania, number nine is Russia and at number 10 is Brazil.