The Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, has won the AfroBasket Women championship
AfroBasket Women is the women’s basketball continental championship of Africa, played biennially under the auspices of FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, and the African zone thereof.
Holding at the BK Arena in Rwanda, Nigeria defeated perennial rivals, Senegal to lift the trophy for a consecutive fourth time. Nigeria won the competition in 2017, 2019 and 2021.
The girls showed a strong start but succumbed to the Senegalese in the third quarter but bounced back in style to seal the memorable win, 84-74.