D’Tigress Dominance In AfroBasket Continues With A Win Over Mali

Nigeria Female Basketball team D’Tigress has defended the Women Afrobasketall title for the Third consecutive time in Cameroon.

The African champion made this feat with a bang on the Malian counterparts during the final of 2021 AfroBasket Championship.

They faced Mali in the final on Sunday were able to come top with 70-59 points defeat to Mali and emerged champions for the third consecutive time.

Nigeria won the first quarter with 22-11 and was in cruise control at halftime with 31-24 points.

D’Tigress emerged top in the third quarter with 59-38 points before crowning up with 70-59 points.

The Nigeria senior women basketball team won the competition in 2017 and successfully defended the title in Dakar, Senegal, in 2019 after beating the host in the final.

With the victory, D’Tigress now become the second country after Senegal to win the tournament for the third time in a row.


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