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Nigeria  on Tuesday  landed in the quarterfinals  of the 2018  FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain after defeating Argentina 75-70.

 D’Tigress came from a poor start  to win the first  quarter by 19-13.

The South Americans  fought back to  reduce the tally  before the end of the second quarter but the Nigerians ensured that  the score was 32-29 in their favour at halftime.

Again,  the Argentines reorganised   to level the score at  38-38, and aimed snatch the lead.

With the score   47-47 minutes to end of the third quarter,  Evelyn Akhator’s bravery  helped  Nigeria keep the lead at 51-48.

Nigeria survived a tight fight   in the  fourth quarter  to win 75-70.

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