The President of Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Mr Igoche Mark has applauded the astounding performance of Nigeria’s Senior Women Basketball Team, D’Tigress, after they overpowered Mali 73-69 on Sunday at the ongoing FIBA Women World Cup Qualifiers in Serbia.
The ladies wasted no time in the game, as they dominated in all the quarters.
• D’Tigress player outwitting her French opponent
An excited NBBF President, Mr Igoche Mark, said the victory of the team means that the ladies are destined to rule the world.
• The NBBF President… Igoche Mark
“Champions of Africa, you have done it again, your victory today against Mali was astounding.
Your performance in this qualifiers is a testament to the fact that, you’re destined to rule the world.Thank you ladies, for putting the negative past behind you. Continue to excel as Champs!
Let me assure you, under my leadership, Basketball will become the number one sport in Nigeria,” elated Mark stated.
• Elated D’Tigress players… after humbling Mali
He assured the team that, they will surely participate at the FIBA World Cup in Australia later in the year, advising the team to disregard contrary reports about the nation’s withdrawal from the tournament.