FIBA AfroBasket 2019: President Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

Aisha John-Mark, Abuja

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title they won two years ago.

The Nigeria women beat host Senegal 60-55 to win back-to-back continental titles.

President Buhari wrote on his twitter handle: Congratulations, @DtigressNG. African Champions again! You have risen to the occasion, and conquered the continent one more time. We are very proud of what you have accomplished. The entire country rejoices with you!

D’Tigress also took to their twitter handle to appreciate Nigerians for the massive support, Tough battle but we came out victorious. ??55 – 60?? #AfrobasketWomen.

God is good. Special thanks to our Naija fans all over the world.
You all rock!!!

FIBA has also congratulated D’Tigress on their victory, BACK-TO-BACK AFRICA CHAMPIONS! Congratulations.