D’Tigress beat Senegal to Afrobasket title in Dakar
Nigeria survived a late rally, to beat host Senegal 60-55 and retain the Women Afrobasket title in Dakar.
The D’Tigress looked to be coasting home after the third quarter, after winning 10-4, 14-10 and 32-24 respectively.
But the Senegalese came back strong in the last quarter to take a brief lead.
However, the Nigerians rallied back to win the game, despite losing the final quarter to the hosts.
D’Tigress have now won four Afrobasket titles in total.