SportsDay
BASKETBALL

FIBA World Cup Ticket: Sports Minister Congratulates D’Tigress

FIBA World Cup Ticket: Sports Minister Congratulates D'Tigress

Sports Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated the Nigerian national women basketball team, D’Tigress for picking a ticket to the FIBA Women World Cup.

The ladies, who are three times Afrobasketball champions beat their Malian opponents 73-69 on Sunday to qualify as Africa’s sole representatives.

They had earlier beaten the highly rated, world number five, France 67-65, after losing their opening game to China.

Dare praised the queens of the court for doing the nation proud and showing dogged determination in all their games.

The FIBA Women Basketball World Cup will take place on Sydney, Australia in September.

 

Related posts

Ghana vs Nigeria: Black Stars battle-ready – Ex-EPL manager warns Super Eagles

SD Reporter

Nigeria vs Ghana: Real reason I invited Ahmed Musa – Eguavoen

SD Reporter

‘You turned my young football career around’- Super Eagles star pays respect to Rohr

SD Reporter

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More