FIBA AfroBasket: D’Tigress eye historic third consecutive title against Mali

FIBA AfroBasket: D’Tigress eye historic third consecutive title against Mali

9/26/2021 1:08:00 PM

FIBA AfroBasket: D’Tigress eye historic third consecutive title against Mali

Nigeria have beaten Mali in their last two Women's AfroBasket meetings in 2017 and 2019.

September 26, 20212 min readNigeria’s senior women national basketball team, D’Tigress, will seek to complete a hat trick of consecutive titles on Sunday night when they face Mali in the final of the2021 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.Both sides faced off in the third-placed playoff of the Women’s AfroBasket 2011 in Bamako with Mali overpowering Nigeria 71-62.

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That nonetheless, Nigeria have beaten Mali in their last two Women’s AfroBasket meetings, in 2017 and 2019.After earlier triumphs in 2003 and 2005,D’Tigresshad more than a decade of drought before conquering the continent again in 2017 and 2019.Now Coach Otis Hughley’s Ladies are on the cusp of becoming only the second team since Senegal in the 70s to win three consecutive African titles.

D’Tigress captain Adaora Elonu who made her debut at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2015 in Yaounde, Cameroon, will lead out the Nigerian ladies against Mali on Sunday. Read more: Premium Times »

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