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Nigeria wins Afro Basket Women Title

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.



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