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Ogoke-Ejiogu Relishes Spanish B’Ball Play-off Spot

Written By: SD Reporter

Celta Vigo of Spain women’s basketball star, Sarah Ogoke-Ejiogu has expressed joy over her team’s qualification for the Spanish Women Basketball League second division promotion play-off.

The former Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto joined the Spanish side in the 2015/2016 season is also hoping to carry her form to the World Cup in Spain in September 22 to 30.

She said her team has an 18-4 record after defeating Barcelona (82-42) at the weekend and they are hoping to continue in that stride as they also hope to emerge champions of the regular season.

The Nigerian women’s basketball national team, D’Tigress point and shooting guard said her team achieved the feat with four games to play in the regular season.

“I am really excited about the qualification. I hope we can go on to qualify for the first division and play against top teams.

“Playing against Barcelona is always an exciting experience. They are a big team with great structure so beating them twice in a season shows that we have what it takes to gain promotion.

“The team plays as a unit and it has helped us greatly. Hopefully, we can stay focused and achieve our aim of playing in the elite division.

“We are in the championship mentality and I must say that I want the whole cow,” Ogoke-Ejiogu enthused.


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