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2023 Women’s AfroBasket: D’Tigress Reach Semi-final After Overcoming Mozambique

2023 Women’s AfroBasket: D’Tigress Reach Semi-final After Overcoming Mozambique

Nigeria’s D’Tigress has to dig deep to defeat Mozambique 59 – 52 to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2023 women’s AfroBasket in Kigali, Rwanda.

Wednesday’s game took D’Tigress’ AfroBasket winning streak to 22.

They will face hosts Rwanda in the semi-finals today (Thursday).

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Mozambique took the first and second quarters winning 18 – 16 and 15 – 13 respectively.

D’Tigress came back strong and topped the third quarter by 18 points to 10 before rounding off the game by also taking the fourth 12 – 9.

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The Nigerian women’s senior basketball team are the current champions of the AfroBasket.

They have won the last three editions of the continental tournament.

Meanwhile, the other two semi-finalists are Senegal and Mali.

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  • OJON ABIODUN 4 months ago

    congratulations to @D’tigress for showing resilience, temerity and grit to overpower your opponent. I Pray the Super Falcons follow-suit in their tie against the mighty Lioness of England. Bravo!!!

  • Dr. Drey 4 months ago

    Little by little, this hurriedly assembled team are getting closer to the finish line. It will be a beautiful tale of some sort to see the retain this title under this new lady coach of the team.

    Poco a Poco as they say in Italy. We play Rwanda the host at 1800hrs GMT today for a ticket to the final.

    Nigeria is really blessed indeed….how many countries can pull this sort of feat off. But for how long more will this approach yield for us.