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D’Tigress Defeat Mali to Retain African Crown [PHOTOS]

The Nigerian Women Basketball Team, D’Tigress outclassed their Malian counterparts on Sunday night to retain their Afro Basketball Championship.

The game ended Mali 59: 70 Nigeria. The Nigerian Women have now won the crown three consecutive times.
Amy Okonkwo, off the bench, led the scoring with 16 points in 17 minutes of action. Ify Ibekwe added 14 points while Adaora Elonu made 12 points. Victoria Macaulay and Okonkwo led the team on rebounds with seven. Mame-Marie Sy-Diop was the highest points maker in the match with 18 points.

The Victory means they will go out in the forthcoming Women’s Basketball World Cup

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