Champions! Nigeria retains AfroBasket Crown

Champions! Nigeria retains AfroBasket Crown

Nigeria defeated host Senegal to retain the FIBA Africa Women’s Basketball title with a 60-55 points win to send a chill across the 15,000 capacity Dakar Arena on Sunday night.

Point Guard Evelyn Akhator scored a game high 14 points and added 9 rebounds; including a clutch defensive rebound, to power D’Tigress to a fourth African title.

 


The Hughley Otis-led team, who are the highest ranked team in the continent, went on a clean sweep through out the competition, winning 5-5.

 

 

The team has now qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

More to follow…

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