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D’Tigress release final 13-Woman list for 2021 Afrobasket

Nigeria women’s national basketball team coach Otis Hughley on Tuesday released the final 13-woman list for the 2021 women Afrobasket tournament slated for 17th to 26th of September.

The four-time Champions D’Tigress will be going to Cameroon to defend the tournament they won in 2003, 2005, 2017 and 2019.

In a statement issued by the Nigeria Basketball Federation. Nigerian Women Basketball Team list for Afro-basket include; Adaora Elonu, Elizabeth Balogun, Promise Amukamara, Ezinne Kalu, Pallas kunayi- Akpanah  Ifunanya Ibekwe, Amy Okonkwo.

Other players are; Oderah Chidom, Victoria Macaulay, Nicole EnabosiS, arah Ogoke, Murjanstu Musa and Nkem Uwa Akaraiwe.

Nigeria’s D’tigress is drawn alongside Angola, Mozambique in group B. Senegal square up with Egypt and Guinea in Group C, Mali, Ivory Coast and Tunisia will slug it out in Group D while Group A consists of Cameroon, Cape Verde, and Kenya.

Nigeria Women Senior Basketball Team, D’tigress, will play Mozambique in the first game before slugging it out with Angola in the second game of Group B.

The top two teams from the Afrobasket will qualify for one of the qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

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