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2021 AfroBasket: D’Tigress Outclass Mali To Claim 3rd Straight Continental Title

2021 AfroBasket: D’Tigress Outclass Mali To Claim 3rd Straight Continental Title 

Nigeria’s D’Tigress overcame Mali 70 – 59 on Sunday to emerge champions of the 2021 AfroBasket in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

D’Tigress have now won the last three editions of the women’s AfroBasket.

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Also, they picked up their fifth continental title and are Africa’s second most successful side behind Senegal who have 11 titles.

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D’ Tigress finished the first quarter leading Mali by 11 points with a score of 22 points to Mali’s 11.

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Mali fought back in the game after outshooting Nigeria in the second quarter by 13-9 however D’Tigress went into the break leading Mali by seven points.

The end of the third quarter saw D’Tigress lead their West African counterparts 59 – 38 heading into the final quarter with a 21 points lead.

And in the fourth quarter the Nigerians maintained control over their opponents and saw out the game winning 70 points to 59 or the Malians.

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 4
  • Emecco 3 weeks ago

    Congrats D Tigress, You guys really covered yourselves in glory. I hope you do well also on the the global stage.

     
  • pompei 3 weeks ago

    They have done it again!
    Congrats to the team. Great job guys.
    BTW, if they have won it 3 consecutive times, then they should have this trophy for keeps. Just like it is done with Afcon. I expect to see a new trophy in the next Afrobasket tournament.

     
  • Lord AMO 3 weeks ago

    Yes o…In all endeavors, our women no dey carry last at all at all. Congrats!

     
  • Steve osuoha 3 weeks ago

    This is what could have happened had it been d tigers went with the full olympic squads to Rwanda!!… congratulations D tigress , you did us proud my beautiful Angels!