Nigeria’s D’Tigress stunned the world last reaching the quarter-final of the FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, recalling the team’s feat Small forward Nkem Akaraiwe says the success was based on hard work, proper planning, and a strong technical team.
D’Tigress clinched a quarter-finals spot, becoming the first African team to ever reach the last 8, but fell to eventual winners, USA.
In a chat with brila.net, who was one of the only home-based players in Head Coach Otis Hughley Jr’s roster.
‘Some of the things that propelled the team’s success was hard work, great team spirit and very positive energy from the bench,’ Akaraiwe explained.
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