For the fourth time in a row, Nigeria’s female basketball team, D’Tigress, has claimed the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship.For the fourth time in a row, Nigeria’s fema
The team secured victory against Senegal at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, marking their sixth championship win.
This triumphant win has unlocked the door for D’Tigress to vie for a spot at the women’s basketball event of the 2024 Olympics.
The match saw D’Tigress, under the leadership of Rena Wakama, establish an early nine-point lead by the end of the first quarter.
Despite the Senegalese team’s efforts to narrow the lead in the second quarter, D’Tigress maintained their dominance and extended their lead to 12 points at halftime.
Rena Wakama, the newly appointed Head Coach of D’Tigress, made history with this victory, becoming the first woman to lead a team to the Afrobasket title.