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AFROBASKET 2019: D’TIGRESSES BEAT MALI TO REACH SECOND CONSECUTIVE FINAL

Nigeria’s D’Tigresses beat Mali 79-58 to reach the final of the 2019 AfroBasket on Friday evening.  The D’Tigresses had been impressive leading up to the encounter, winning all three previous games with relative ease to reach the semi-finals, but went up against a tricky Malian side with a better head-to-head record against them.  The reigning …

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AFROBASKET 2019: D’TIGRESSES BEAT DR CONGO TO REACH SEMIS

Reigning African champions D’Tigresses have qualified for the semi-finals of the AfroBasket 2019 competition after a comfortable 79-46 win over DR Congo on Thursday afternoon. D’Tigresses have been perfect in the tournament so far, first beating Tunisia 75-26 before a dominant 106-39 win over Cameroon secured their spot in the final eight.  The Nigerians continued …

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AFROBASKET 2019: D’TIGRESS REACH QUARTER-FINALS AFTER CAMEROON ROUT

Defending champions Nigeria have reached the quarter-finals of the 2019 AfroBasket following a 106-39 humbling of Cameroon at the Dakar Arena on Tuesday. After the emphatic 75-26 defeat of Tunisia in the tournament opener, D’Tigress returned with yet another scintillating performance to brush aside their Cameroonian counterparts in a straightforward win to book a quarter-final …

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AFROBASKET 2019: D’TIGRESS BEGIN TITLE DEFENCE WITH RAMPANT WIN

D’Tigress began their AfroBasket 2019 campaign with a commanding 75-26 win over Tunisia in the opener at the Dakar Arena in Senegal on Saturday.  Power forward Evelyn Akhator stole the show with an impressive display for the D’Tigress, posting 13 points, two assists and 10 rebounds in the 15 minutes she played. Atonye Nyingifa got …

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EARLY BOUNEDJAH STRIKE WINS AFCON 2019 FOR ALGERIA

Algeria claimed only their second-ever continental crown with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Senegal on Friday night. Baghdad Bounedjah’s deflected strike, inside the first two minutes, ultimately decided a game played out in an immense atmosphere at the Cairo International Stadium. There was incident at both ends right from the off, as early nerves saw …

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