Nigeria has won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket Championship this evening, August 27. They did this after winning all 8 games and defeating defending champions Senegal for the second time in the tourney to come out tops.
Source: Complete sports
Mozambique, Congo, Egypt and Guinea all suffered in the hands of the Nigerian champions as they clinched their third title. They prevailed over Senegal with a score line of 64-48.
D’tigress had narrowly prevailed over the hosts, Mali in a tense semi-final match on Saturday, August 26 which the Nigerian girls won 48-47. This qualified them for the final and by extension helped them secure a berth at next year’s FIBA World Cup in Spain.