By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Nigeria women basketball team, D’Tigress are close to sealing their qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball event after 85-51 victory over their fellow African opponent, Mozambique.
Promise Amukamara (14 points), Adaora Elonu (10 points) and Ezinne Kalu (11points) finished with double digit points for Nigeria.
With this opening match victory, the Nigerian team have booked “an e-ticket” to the Olympics barring any surprises by Mozambique against United States of America (USA) and Serbia.
Nigeria will next play Serbia (February 8) and United States of America (February 9) as they hope to confirm their Olympics qualification.
Nigeria 85 – 51 Mozambique
Nigeria next games
5pm Feb 8 Serbia v Nigeria
8pm Feb 9 Nigeria v USA
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