President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with nationwide feminine basketball workforce, D’Tigress, for a extremely spectacular outing on the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
The Nigerian workforce coasted house to victory on the finals, defeating the hosts 60-55.
In a statement Sunday night time by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari congratulated the workforce for the remarkably synergized play that enabled them to outpace and outplay all of the groups on the event to retain the title they received in 2017.
The victory additional consolidated their place as African champions with 4 titles.
“The President commends the workforce for self-discipline, maturity and focus all by the event, and deliberateness in selling the Nigerian flag and accompanying virtues of resilience, persistence and dogged pursuit till victory was achieved.
“President Buhari sends appreciation to all the officials and technical hands that guided the team to win the African title, urging them to remain focused in deploying such energy and talent in subsequent global tournaments,” he mentioned.