Nigeria’s D’Tigers Honors Sound Sultan
On Wednesday, Nigeria’s D’Tigers paid tribute to music legend, Sound Sultan before their game against Australia.
iexclusive News Nigeria reports that D’Tigers honored the late Nigerian veteran singer, a well-known basketball fan, with a warmup shirt that has his face on it before their pre-Olympics match against Australia.
Before the game versus Australia, they held a minute of silence for Sound Sultan.
Unfortunately, the Boomers of Australia defeated Nigeria with a score of 39 points.
Nigeria scored 69 points, while the Boomers scored 108.
Meanwhile, D’Tigers’ victory over Team USA and Argentina was dedicated to the late Nigerian artist Sound Sultan by the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
”We dedicate the victories against the United States and Argentina to the late Olanrewaju Fasasi,” the NBBF announced on its verified Twitter feed (Sound Sultan).
”You predicted that Nigeria will become a formidable power in international basketball. Ironically, you gave up the ghost on the day we defeated Team USA. RIP.”