Nigeria’s national basketball team just lost their first game at the Tokyo Olympics to a very good Australian team. But the real victory is that they got to Tokyo at all. I was privy to a debate about D’Tigers two weeks ago, and the funding problems they have faced. I found it interesting to hear that most attempts to answer a question that was asked about sports funding dwelt just on the US and the UK, proof that too many Nigerians, at least from the South, can’t really think beyond both countries.

There are other countries that have been successful…

Cheta Nwanze

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