D’tigress beat Ivory Coast to make Afrobasket semi-finals

D’tigress beat Ivory Coast to make Afrobasket semi-finals

Nigeria D’Tigress are through to the semi-final of ongoing the 2021 Afro-Basket in Cameroon.


The defending Champions defeated Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals 72 -56 to progress to the last four of the tournament.


Fresh from 85-65 victory over Angola in the previous round, D’Tigers went into the game with full confidence and dominated from start to the end.


The Nigerian ladies went into the first half break with 22 points lead after winning first and second 24-8, 19-13 respectively.


They continued their dominance in the third quarter with a 16-14 win, before the  Ivorians took the fourth quarter 21-14 to reduce the gap to 16 points.


Nigeria will face the winner between Mozambique and Senegal for a place in the final on Friday.

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