How D’Tigress Secured Afrobasket Semi-finals Ticket


Defending Champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress have qualified for the semi-finals of ongoing Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Dakar, Senegal.

The Nigerian ladies defeated Democratic Republic of Congo 78-46 on Thursday during the quarter-finals match.

The team’s superlative performance and consistency of play ensured the ladies completely overwhelmed their opponents.

Ezinne Kalu, scored 17 points with 5 steals, while Victoria Macaulay and Adaora Elonu had 14 and 11 points respectively.

The team had overpowered their Cameroonian counterparts to book quarter-finals place in the tournament.

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'Dotun Akintomide's journalism works intersect business, environment, politics and developmental issues. Among a number of local and international publications, his work has appeared in the New York Times. He's a winner of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Award. Currently, the Online Editor at The New Diplomat, Akintomide has produced reports that uniquely spoke to Nigeria's experience on Climate Change issues. When Akintomide is not writing, volunteering or working on a media project, you can find him seeing beautiful sites like the sandy beaches that bedecked the Lagos coastline.

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