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President Buhari Congratulates Nigeria Female B’ball Team, D’Tigress

Nur'deen Olaitan

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President Buhari Congratulates Nigeria Female B’ball Team, D’Tigress

President and The Commander in Chief of The Armed Forces of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari congratulates and gives kudos to The Nigeria National Female Basketball team, the D’Tigress for their achievements so far in the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.

The national side lost their first game by 86-68 to Australia but came back strong to beat Turkey 74-68 before defeating Argentina 75-70 today.

The President tweeted praises the team, he said:

“Congratulations to our women basketball team, D’Tigress, who today won their second game in the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup. We are proud of you, and of what you have accomplished so far.”

Nigeria became the first ever African team to win 2 games in a single FIBA Basketball World Cup.

They have advanced to the next stage which is “qualifiers” for the quarter final.

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Nur'deen Olaitan, a Linguist from University of Ilorin. Passionate about sport, travelling, writing, & politics. He puts humanity above anyone or anything. He hold honesty and integrity in high esteem.Reach him via nakata@nigeriadailytimes.com

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