Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigress are champions

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Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress are champions of Africa for the third time after defeating Senegal in the final of the Afrobasket championship.

D’Tigress who were unbeaten throughout the tournament defeated Senegal 65 to 48 at the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga, Mali on Sunday.

The game was a repeat of the 2005 final when Nigeria defeated the Lionesses 64-57 for their second African title.

D’Tigress had also defeated Senegal in their last group stage game.

Owing to their incredible form and winning streak, D’Tigress are now among the teams to watch out for in Spain at the world championship in 2018.

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