D’Tigress To Face Senegal In 2019 Women’s Afrobasketball Final Today
The defending champions, D’Tigress will today (Sunday) lock horns with the hosts, Senegal in the final of the 2019 Women’s Afrobasketball, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Senegal defeated Mozambique 60-57 in the semifinals to book a final clash with Nigeria.
The final match which is billed to hold at the Diaminadio, stadium, Dakar Senegal will dunk off at 6:00 pm.
D’Tigress, defending champions of the competition, defeated their Malian counterparts 79-58 on Friday to advance to the final as they strive to retain the trophy they won in 2017.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the team won the semis against Mali.
Nigeria’s Ezinne Kalu was the star player with 19 points, while Mali’s Meiya Riders had 14 points.
D’Tigress had earlier thrashed DR Congo 79-46 in the quarter-finals, demolished Cameroon 106-39 and crushed Tunisia 75-26 in the group stage.
The championship, which began on August 10 will end on Sunday.