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AFROBASKET 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigeress for victory 

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President Mohammadu Buhari has congratulated D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw them coasting home to victory at the finals, winning the hosts, 60-55.

In a message by Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu on late Sunday, hailed the female basketball team for their outstanding display, said their remarkably synergized play enabled them to outpace and outplay all the teams at the tournament to retain the title they won in 2017, further consolidating their position as African champions with four titles.

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He also commend the team for discipline, maturity and focus all through the tournament, and deliberateness in promoting the Nigerian flag and accompanying virtues of resilience, persistence and dogged pursuit until victory was achieved.

Buhari further extend appreciation to all the officials and technical bodies that guided the team to win the African title, urging them to remain focused in deploying such energy and talent in subsequent global tournaments.

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