By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer,

Nigeria women basketball team,DTigress defeat hosts, Mozambique 57-48 in the second group game of the Pre Qualifying tournament in Maputo.

The team had an easy start against DR Congo whom they walked over 20-0 in their first group game after their opponent didn’t show up for the match.

D’Tigress won the first quarter 21-8 points. At half time, the scoreline was 19-38 in favour of Nigeria. At the end of the third quarter, host Mozambique tried to muster a late come back but Nigeria still led by 46-35 points.

Adaora Elonu and Atonye Nyingifa finishes with 12pts and 10pts respectively.

D’Tigress finished top of Group A and will play against Mali in the semifinals.

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)


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