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D’Tigress beat Mali to qualify for 2018 FIBA W’Cup
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D’Tigress beat Mali to qualify for 2018 FIBA W’Cup

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Image result for D'Tigress beat Senegal to qualify for 2018 FIBA finalNigeria’s senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

D’Tigress defeated host Mali 48-47 point to reach the final of the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket Championship in Bamako.

The coach Sam Vincent- led team recorded a low margin of 10-7 points in the first quarter while the second quarter saw D’Tigress taking the lead again with 13-5 points to end the first half with 23-12 points.

The final quarter was almost a nightmare for D’Tigress who could not match the fireworks of the hosts as the Malians won the quarter with 18-9 points but the Nigerian ladies held out for a 48-47 points win.

Nigeria will return to the court on Sunday for the final where they’ll play either Senegal or Mozambique.

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