From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, on successful the 2017 FIBA girls’s AfroBasket event in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA ladies’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.
This was once at the same time as he assured the crew, its managers and the Nigeria Basketball Federation of his strengthen and that of the Federal govt to ensure that they excel towards other top opponents in Spain.
The special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement quoted Buhari as describing the crew’s victory over their Senegalese counterpart in the closing of the 2017 FIBA ladies’s AfroBasket match on Sunday, as heroic.
He counseled the avid gamers for showing exclusive potential, self belief, talent and dexterity of their victory over the defending champions.
The President advised participants of the workforce and their handlers to remain targeted and devoted whilst they put together for higher glory to Nigeria on the forthcoming FIBA World Cup.