Argentina can qualify for the knockout stage with a win against Nigeria in their 2nd game at the FIBA 2019 World Cup.
While Nigeria will go into the match with an aim to keep their hopes in the tournament alive.
What competition it is? FIBA World Cup 2019
The match will be played between Nigeria and Argentina at Wuhan Gymnasium, Wuhan, China. The arena has a capacity of 13,000.
Match Day: September 02, 2019, @ 02:00 PM IST
Sony Sports Network has the rights to stream FIBA World Cup 2019 in India. Premier members can also catch the Live-Action on SonyLiv App.
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How did they qualify:
Nigeria surprised everybody with their display right throughout the qualifying rounds.
They maintained a 100% record in Group A, winning six out of six, followed by 10 more wins from the next 12 games.
This will be Nigeria’s only 3rd appearance at the FIBA World Cup.
Placed in Group A, Argentina sailed through to the next round with five wins from six games. It was more than a close fight for the 2004 Olympic Gold medalist as they needed a win in their last qualifying game to secure a berth at the World Cup.
Sergio Hernandez’s men did the exact by beating Panama 87-62.
ARG vs NGR Dream11 team News:
Squad for the FIBA World Cup 2019:
Ike Iroegbu, Ben Uzoh, Stan Okoye, Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu, Ekpe Udoh, Chimezie Metu, Talib Zanna, Josh Okogie, Nnamdi Vincent, Jordan Nwora, Micheal Eric
Agustin Caffaro, Luca Vildoza, Luis Scola, Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Brussino, Maximo Fjellerup, Marcos Delia, Gabriel Deck, Lucio Redivo, Patricio Garino, Tayavek Gallizzi
Players to watch out for: (Captain options):
Al-Farouq Aminu: The 28-year-old guard is a two-way player who can do damage with his offense while the defensive contribution has always been his plus point. He scored 10 points in the first game.
Josh Okogie: Topped the scoring charts for Nigeria in Game-1. The Minnesota Timberwolves shot at 50% from beyond the arc and converted 7 of the 9 free throws.
Luis Scola: The 40-year-old has had a stellar career, and he showing no signs of slowing down. He dropped 15 points in Game-1, shooting at 75% and converting all his free throws.
ARG vs NGR Dream11 Teams (Starting Lineup; Probables):
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION
Argentina are favorites to win the game.