D’Tigress of Nigeria has edged past host, Mali 48-47, to make the final of the 2017 AfroBasket Women tournament and also grab a ticket for the 2018 FIBA World Cup.
In the keenly contested and low scoring game, Atonye Nyingifa and Ezinne Kalu was D’Tigress marksmen, providing 11 points each to maintain Nigeria’s Unbeaten run at the AfroBasket championships.
Nigeria ?? stun Hosts Mali to qualify for the FIBA #AfroBasketWomen2017 Final!! ??
— FIBA (@FIBA) August 26, 2017
Points Per Quarter
1st: Nigeria 10-7 Mali
2nd: Nigeria 13-5 Mali
3rd: Nigeria 16-17 Mali
4th: Nigeria 9-18 Mali