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How Nigeria’s D’Tigress Won All Three Group Games To Cruise Into #Afrobaskets2017 Quarter-Finals

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How Nigeria’s D’Tigress Won All Three Group Games To Cruise Into #Afrobaskets2017 Quarter-Finals

How Nigeria's D'Tigress won all three group games to cruise into quarter-finals at #AfroBasketWomen2017

“We have a young team that can run the floor on both defense and offense so doing that is a plus for us. I just came out to play and try to get better every other day. I think me getting used to the plays and the court and getting the trust for my teammates really helped me.” – Osaretin Evelyn Akhator

Nigeria is the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals at the ongoing African Women Afrobasket 2017 after edging off Egypt to win their third consecutive match of the competition.


Despite having two games to play in the Group Phase of the Mundial, Nigeria has already qualified for slot in the next round clinching the first slot.

See Also: Nigeria’s female basketball team defeats DR Congo in second consecutive win at ongoing #AfroBasketWomen2017
This is following Sunday’s winner against Egypt which ended 106-76 points at the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga in the Malian capital of Bamako.

D’Tigress earlier convincinly won against Mozambique and DRC to emerge Group B queens.
Nigeria will now be facing Guinea and Senaga on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively for the remaining group games.

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