01 August 2012
Nigeria: Playing Nigeria Was Dangerous -Lithuania Coach
Lithuania basketball coach revealed after beating his African foes that he never took the encounter lightly because he knew how talented and dangerous the Nigerian team is. Nigeria is 21st in the world why Lithuania is 5th. Kestutis Kemzura said he knew that Nigeria was capable of rubishing him again so had to frustrate their style and stop them from playing their game. "I knew how good Nigeria is. I know they are individually talented and extremely dngerous. So, it became crucial for us to beat them. First we had to be mentally fit because we knew it would not be an easy game. So, we played well defeensively and got good shots as well. We also had to frustrate Nigeria by stopping them one on one."He said.