Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress defeated their Guinean counterpart to advance in the Afrobasket Women Championship in Cameroon.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress continued to make the country proud at the on-going Afrobasket Women Championship in Cameroon yesterday by beating Guinea 100 to 47 in their third game of the competition.
Although D’Tigress lost its first match to Angola, the team bounced back with a 97-68 victory over Egypt on Saturday before yesterday’s defeat of Guinea.
Joyce Ekworomadu inspired five other Nigerians, who scored 12 points or more, while Nadia Peruch-Niang paced Guinea with 17 points and seven rebounds.
While D’Tigress, who led the entire contest, climbed to third place in Group B with a 2-1 mark, Guinea conceded their third defeat in as many games.