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Afrobasket Champions: D’Tigress Specially Appreciates Kida for total support

As Nigerians continued to celebrate the feat of the Women Basketball team “D’Tigress” at the just concluded Afrobasket tournament in Yaounde, Cameroon, the Queens of Africa has in turn appreciated the Chairman of the NBBF Caretaker Committee Engr Ahmadu Musa Kida for the support he rendered to the team before, during and after the the tournament.

The team which took to their Twitter handles to appreciate the NBBF helmsman said “our President /Caretaker Chairman of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr Ahmadu Musa Kida. As the continent celebrates our victory @afrobasketwomen, we turn the spotlight to you. Thank you for all you do”.

It would be recalled that D’Tigress on Sunday defeated their Malian counterparts 70-50 to win the trophy for the third consecutive times, after beating Mozambique and Senegal in the preliminary games . They had earlier won the same trophy in 2017 and 2019.

The team before the Afrobasket tournament, were camped in United States of America at the expense of the NBBF boss.


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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