President Buhari Receives Triumphant D’Tigress, To Reward Players & Officials Handsomely

Nigeria’s President, H.E Muhammadu Buhari has received the triumphant D’Tigress at the state house in Abuja following the team’s successful 2017 Afrobasket Women campaign.

President Buhari welcomed the team at the start of Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in Abuja and revealed that each player will receive the sum N1m, while the officials will receive N500,000 each.

D’Tigress defeated Senegal 65 – 48 to win the 2017 Women AfroBasket in Bamako, Mali, for the first time in 12 years.