D’Tigress comes out on top for Ladies’ championship for the fourth continuous time title overcoming Senegal 84-74 in Kigali, Rwanda (Photographs)

August 6th, 2023

Nigeria has won the 2023 FIBA Ladies’ Afrobasket Title, making it a record-fourth title in succession.

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Nigeria’s female ball group, D’Tigress crushed the 11-time African bosses 84-74 to guarantee their 6th title at the BK Field in Kigali, Rwanda on Saturday
Nigeria are presently the subsequent African side, after Senegal, to have come out on top for the title four sequential times.

The triumph implies that D’Tigress will currently seek a spot at the ladies’ ball occasion of the 2024 Olympics.

D’Tigress immediately settled their predominance with a noteworthy lead toward the finish of the primary quarter.

The Senegalese kept it close in the second quarter with a 24-21 edge for D’Tigress stretching out their lead to 12 going to the halftime break.

Emerging for the last part, Senegal played with more direness and had the option to take the second from last quarter 26-19 decreasing the shortage to five.

The final quarter was this way and that between the two best groups of the competition as Senegal kept on shutting the hole however D’Tigress took it to dominate the match by 10.

The Lionesses have now lost to the D’Tigress in four Afrosbasket finals (2005, 2017, 2019, and 2023).

As recently delegated D’Tigress Lead trainer, Wakama turned into the main lady to lead a group to the Afrobasket title.

Nigeria’s Amy Okonkwo who completed the last with 23 places, 10 bounce back, and 2 helps, was named the Most Important Player of the last.

See photographs from the title underneath: