President Buhari on D’Tigress Back-to-Back win: “Congratulations, African Champions again!”
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The Nigerian Women’s Basketball Team beat Senegal and secured another win in FIBA Basketball championship.
The team made 60 points in the game, surpassing the Senegal team with 5 points. MVP of the game Ezinne Kalu made 13 points in the final game.
The FIBA championship culminated on Saturday evening at the 15,000 seater Dakar Arena (It even registered a new record as the biggest crowd in African basketball history- hopefully this is good news to NBA upcoming African League, read about it here)
The Nigerian team won all their games up to the final game. The girls were kitted in Indigenous Nigerian Sports Apparel, AFA Sports Jerseys.
The president of Nigeria took to twitter to put out a statement congratulating the team on their achievement.
Congratulations, @DtigressNG. African Champions again! You have risen to the occasion, and conquered the continent one more time. We are very proud of what you have accomplished. The entire country rejoices with you! https://t.co/SbzmkHN7Bw
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) August 18, 2019