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Basketball of Wednesday, 29 September 2021


Buhari hails D'Tigress over Afrobasket victory in Yaounde

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President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Nigeria’s senior women basketball team, D’Tigress, on their victory at the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket Women’s Championship in Yaounde, Cameroon.

The President, in a release issued Tuesday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said he was extremely delighted to see the team excel over and over again on the regional and world stages,demonstrating that with hardwork, resilience and dedication, victory is sure.

President Buhari joined other Nigerians in celebrating the unique achievements of the winning team, praying that the discipline and talent which made them three-time Africa champions in a row, will inspire more breakthroughs in their careers.