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FIBA Women’s World Cup: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated the nation’s women basketball team after winning their second game in the ongoing FIBA women’s Basketball World Cup.

The President’s congratulatory message is contained on his official twitter handle, @MBUHARI,  posted on Tuesday night.
The President said the nation was proud of their performance so far in the competition.
He said: “Congratulations to our women basketball team, D’Tigress, who today won their second game in the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup.

We are proud of you, and of what you have accomplished so far,” he stated.

The team moved closer to qualifying for the quarter-final of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain after they defeated their counterparts from Argentina 75-70 in their last group game on Tuesday.

The Nigerian team will now battle Greece for a place in the quarter finals of the tournament.

 

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