August 19, 2018

Spain 2018: D’ Tigress coach, Otis names Elonu Captain (SUN)

Spain 2018: D’ Tigress coach, Otis names Elonu Captain (SUN)

New D’ Tigress coach, Otis Hughley has named former Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca of Spain star, Adaora Elonu as the captain of the team ahead of the September FIBA Basketball Women’s World Cup in Spain.

According to a release from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) media department, Elonu who recently got signed by WNBA side, Atlanta Dream replaces the duo of Aisha Mohammed and Kalu Ezinne-Phelps who captained the team to the 2017 AfroBasket win in Mali.

Otis said the decision was taken in the best interest of the team ahead of the championship and believes her maturity and experience will serve the team well on and off the court. Read more

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