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DTIGRESS, TO RECEIVE 25 MILLION NAIRA FOR WINNING 2020 AFROBASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Nigerian national womens basketball team, DTIGRESS, are to receive a cash reward of 25 million Naira from the Federal Government for winning the 2020 Afrobasketball Championships in Cameroon.


Nigerias DTigress beat Mali in the final of the Championships in Cameroon to win the Afrobasketball womens title for the third time in a row.


After the victory, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare recommended that a token of appreciation be given to the African queens of the courts for doing the nation proud, a request that has now received the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari.


Apart from their dominance on the continent, DTigress have also become a global force and have qualified as Africas sole representatives to the FIBA womens World Cup holding in Sydney, Australia, in September.

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