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FIBA WWC: D’Tigress Captain Elonu Relishes Q-Finals Feat

FIBA WWC: D’Tigress Captain Elonu Relishes Q-Finals Feat

D’Tigress captain, Adaora Elonu is excited at the quarter-finals feat her team has achieved at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain reports

Elonu, despite scoring no points bagged the four assist and four rebounds as D’Tigress secured their third win at the competition edging Greece 57-56 in Wednesday’s quarter-final qualifier.

It was D’Tigress’ third win of the competition after victory over Turkey and Argentina.

Elonu also admits that the Greek side were a tough team despite losing two games in Group A.


“I’m happy for us because we’ve been through a lot and our motto was to stay together and we stayed together,” Elonu told

“Greece is really a tough team. I don’t know how we pulled it off but I’m beyond happy and proud.”

On the quarter-final against the USA Elonu said: “It sounds really nice. I’ve never really thought about it. I don’t know what to expect but we’re just going to keep pushing. We didn’t know what to expect from the World Cup as none of us had been here. It’s just a ride.”

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  • Steve 5 years ago

    Great girls , we are proud of you , go get the US, you can do it !!

  • Sir,you are free to dream!

  • Alabi Gabriel 5 years ago

    Spirit of naija.. Go girls

  • irabor kingsley 5 years ago

    Does the US team have two head? who says they are not beatable? in sport nothing is impossible, they can do it, yes!!! They can beat the US team. Don’t look down on yourselves, you can do it, be at your best, and God will crown your efforts with amazing success. fly higher and make more history.