OTD in 2019, Nigeria’s D’tigress beat Senegal 60-55 to win FIBA Women’s Afrobasket title (video)
On August 18th, 2019 Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team D’tigress won the Women’s Afrobasket title.
D’tigress beat their Senegalese counterparts 60-55 in the final.
The first quarter ended 14-10 to Nigeria and they also won the second quarter 18-14.
In the third quarter, Nigeria won 16-13 and although Senegal won the fourth quarter 18-12, D’tigress held on for the win.
Star for D’tigress in the final was Evelyn Akhator who recorded 14 points and nine rebounds.
Watch below the 2019 Women’s Afrobasket final between Nigeria and Senegal below