The Nigerian national women’s basketball team, professionally know as D’Tigress, defeated the their Senegalese counterpart 84-74 to emerge champions of Africa.
Saturday’s victory marked the fourth consecutive titles for the D’Tigress in the final of the 2023 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament.
By the victory, the Nigerian Ladies have become only the second team ever after Senegal to historically win four consecutive titles.
They were crowned champions after waiting for 12 years without title to show for their efforts, as 2017 ended the drought as they were crowned champions in 2017.
D’Tigress, then, recorded same feats in 2019, 2021 and now 2023 in a thrilling style.