The hosts of the football tournament, France, is playing against Nigeria. The French team is predicted to win in this encounter.
The French national team is the most probable winner of this upcoming match. They are gifted with both natural talent and execution skills, which gives them a good chance for rebounds as well. Yes, the other side also has such potential but France is ahead in these terms at present.
France had no problems qualifying for the Olympics. They won all their matches there and also did well at the recent European Championships. But they lost in the final to Serbia, which was not what people expected. It seems that they have been playing badly for a month because they only won 74-70 against Japan in the first round.
The visiting team has not looked very strong in recent games. But if you look at the other recent games, Nigeria played against some tough opponents. Sometimes they had to fight hard. And it is because of all their power and strength that Nigeria won these games. Now, though, they are not as strong as before.
Nigeria qualified for the tournament. They needed to beat Mozambique to qualify, and they did. Before the tournament, Nigeria played a number of friendly matches. Nigeria lost four games in a row including against the United States by more than 30 points. They also met the United States at this Olympics, but this time America won with a smaller difference – 72-81 points.
The last time these two national teams faced each other was three years ago. It was the World Cup play-offs on July 29th in Tokyo, Japan. France managed to pull off a fairly convincing 84-62 victory and has gone on to prove themselves as a formidable opponent with some very talented players. Nigeria’s national team is not far behind and have an overwhelming following of enthusiastic supporters.
Forecast for France v Nigeria
France are likely to have a strong advantage. France is well-prepared under the basket and also good at organizing their attack, which means they will be able to get an important win for themselves.