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2021 Women Afrobasket Tourney: D’tigress Sets To Beat’am All

With less than 10 days to the commencement of 2021 edition of FIBA Africa Women Afrobasket, in Yaounde, Cameroun, the D’Tigress of Nigeria has intensified their preparation towards the tournament in their camp in far away U S A.

The D’Tigress was 2017 Champions when they defeated Senegal to lift the trophy in Mali, and repeated same feat in 2019 by beating the same Senegal on their home ground Dakar, Senegal to successfully defend the trophy.

In tune to their preparation, the African champions are hoping to successfully defend the title when the tournament kicks off on 18th September in Yaounde, Cameroon.

The 2021 AfroBasket Women edition of the tournament will be held from 18th to 26th September 2021 in Yaoundé Cameroon.

Nigeria’ is drawn alongside Angola, Mozambique in Group B, while
Senegal will square up with Egypt and Guinea
in Group C. Mali, Ivory Coast and Tunisia will slug it out in Group D while Group A consists of Cameroon, Cape Verde, and Kenya.

Women Senior National Team D’Tigress will play Mozambique in the first game before slugging it out with Angola in the second game of their group.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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