Buhari Congratulates The Nigerian Female Basketball Team,D’Tigress on Their Recent Strides At The Ongoing Championship


Though busy in the United states for UN summit, the president of Nigeria , M. Buhari has taken time off to congratulate the Nigerian girls on their winning at the ongoing basketball championship in Europe. The Girls Won the  Greek Team at FIBA Women’s World Cup with a 57-56 victory to advance to the quarter-finals!

The president in his social media said “Congratulations to our women basketball team, D’Tigress, who today won their second game in the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup. We are proud of you, and of what you have accomplished so far.”

Though a lot of people have wondered how many of the girls are home trained, but as it stands today, they are flying the national colors- Green and White.

“I’m happy for us because we’ve been through a lot and our motto was to stay together and we stayed together. Greece is a really tough team. I don’t know how we pulled it off but I’m beyond happy and proud,” one of the Nigerian players, Adaora Elonu.

. D’Tigress will meet the United States of America on Friday.

Anthony Nwosu

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