D’Tigress set to receive government’s N25m Afrobasketball largesse

By Daily Sports on February 16, 2022

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Senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, are set to receive a cash reward of N25 million from the Federal Government for winning the 2020 Afrobasketball Championships in Cameroon.

D’Tigress beat Mali in the final of the Championships in Cameroun last year to win the Afrobasketball women’s title for the third time in a row.

After the victory, Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, recommended a token of appreciation be given to the African queens, a request that has now received the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Apart from their dominance on the continent, D’Tigress have also become a global force. Only last week, they qualified as Africa’s sole representatives to the FIBA women’s World Cup holding in Sydney, Australia in September.

After losing their first game to China, the Nigerian queens beat the world number five-ranked team, France, and their bitter African rivals, Mali, to seal their place in the World Cup finals.

Source The Guardian Nigeria

Posted February 16, 2022


 

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