D’Tigers ranked 17th in the world

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Updated August 17, 2012

Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers have moved up four places on global rankings to become the 17th best basketball team on earth.

According to the ranking released by the world basketball governing body FIBA, Nigeria is now the second best playing team in Africa behind Angola who is ranked 15th position in the world.

Nigeria produced a breath taking performance at the just concluded London Olympic Games despite finishing 7th in the group.

Olympic champions USA, are the best playing team closely followed by European champions, Spain, followed by the Olympic silver medallists, Argentina, Greece and Lithuania.