Nigeria Coach Alex Nwora
Nigeria’s Male National Basketball Team (D’Tigers) new Small Forward Jordan Nwora has made a big impact in his maiden run with the team.

Nwora made his debut for Nigeria in the second round of African qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup due to be held in China.

The son of Nigeria Coach Alex Nwora showed up for his country with a slew of impressive performances chief among them a 36 point performance in a 93-53 win over Mali.

The feat is the highest mark recorded by D’Tigers Member; Guard Chamberlain Oguchi held the previous record of 35 points he recorded in 2012.

Nwora is heading to his second year at Louisville University where he averaged 5.7 points in in 12 minutes in his debut season.

The younger Nwora piled on the points and ended up averaging 21.7 points and eight rebounds in three games as Nigeria sealed a flawless campaign to progress to the final round.

Jordan Nwora turns 20 on September 9 and has stated playing under his father is a welcome experience. Nigeria has been grouped alongside Mali and Senegal in the final round which starts in September.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here