The Nigeria’s senior female basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday defeated the Democratic Republic of Congo team, 84-47 in the ongoing 2017 Women Afrobasket tournament taking place in Mali.
The 4th quarter was a huge success for the D’Tigress as they picked 32 points while their DRC opponents only got 9 points.
The match played in Bamako, Mali, saw D’Tigress maintaining their lead from the 1st quarter of the game which ended 23-8 points.
Even as the Congo side picked 22 points at the end of the 1st quarter while Nigeria got 18 points, the quarter still ended 41-20 and the 3rd quarter 52-48 both in favour of D’Tigress.
D’Tigress victory over DRC consolidates Nigeria’s chances of going beyond the preliminary stage, with 4 points from 2 matches played.