Nigeria’s women’s national team, D’Tigress continue to re-write history books after becoming the first African side to reach the last eight of any FIBA World Cup tournament.

Thirty fourth ranked D’Tigress put up a gritty display to edge a thrilling game against their better ranked opponent, Greece, winning by fifty seven points to fifty six to set up a meeting with defending champions, United States.

Evelyn Akhator top scored for Nigeria with a double-double of fourteen points and thirteen rebounds, alongside Ezine Kalu who also had fourteen points and seven rebounds.