AfroBasket Women 2017: D’ Tigress records fourth win, faces Senegal

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Nigeria recorded her fourth straight win on the on-going AfroBasket women 2017 with some other commanding efficiency mauling Guinea 106-33points.

After a excellent trip in opposition to Egypt, Dallas Wing player, Akhator Evelyn again recorded a double-double as she shot the group to victory and replicated the identical 24 points scored within the sport in opposition to Egypt. With 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals towards the Guineans, Akhator ensured that her workforce retained their lead all the way through the sport as they coasted to another relaxed win.

Ogoke Sarah who used to be at the coronary heart of the workforce’s offensive transition scored 13 factors and had 2 assists with residence girl, Akashili Nkechi having 2 assists and scoring 12points against the rattled Guineans. On her section, Elonu Adaora recorded eleven factors, 2 steals and a pair of rebounds.

For the third time within the competitors, the entire registered 12 gamers recorded their names on the ranking sheet with Atletico Lanus (Argentinia) player Nwaigwe Ugochi, the bottom, weighing in with four points.

conversing after the sport, Elephant women basketball membership of Lagos participant, Akashili described the game against Guinea as a check run ahead of the all-essential come across against defending champions Senegal on as of late.

“Guinea will not be in reality a strong team. We just played them to raise our game towards Senegal the following day.

“Now, we know easy methods to play Senegal with our large men. For Senegal, they’ve measurement on their facet. So we put it into observe towards Guinea as we used more of the big men and it worked.”

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