2017 AfroBasket Women : D’Tigress rules Africa

Posted on Aug 27 2017 - 11:26pm by admin

by way of MONICA IHEAKAM
Nigeria’s D’Tigress last night time emerged the new champions of Africa after beating title holders Senegal by way of 65-48 factors on the FIBA women’s AfroBasket 2017 in Mali.
the day prior to this’s victory for the Nigerian workforce at the Palais des sports activities Salamatou Maiga, used to be a affirmation of their superiority over the Senegalese having crushed them on the group stage .
it is recalled that the D’Tigress, had in 2015, beaten the Lionesses sixty four-fifty seven for their 2nd African title in Abuja.
Senegal started the day past’s closing game on a good be aware as they received the primary quarter via 18-12.
D’Tigress then again bounced back in the 2d quarter and in the end went all of the approach to file their 1/3 continental victory.
The Nigerian ladies would alongside Senegal signify Africa in the world Championship subsequent year in Spain.
beforehand of the twenty fifth version closing the day past, Senegal have won 12 titles and played in 16 Finals, a record held with the aid of no other aspect in African women’s basketball
The last time Nigeria won the tournament was in 2005 in Abuja when Nigeria hosted the seventeenth version of the match between December 20th and 28.

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