Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the national female basketball team, 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.

President Buhari congratulates the team for the remarkably synergized play that saw them outplaying and outpacing all the teams at the tournament to retain the trophy, further consolidating their position as African champions.

The President commends the team for the discipline, maturity and focuses all through the tournament, and deliberateness in promoting the Nigerian flag and accompanying virtue of resilience, persistence and dogged pursuit until victory is achieved.

President Buhari sends appreciation to all the officials and technical hands that guided the team to win the African championship, urging them to remain focus in deploying such energy and talent for subsequent global tournaments.

-Garba Shehu

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