President Buhari Receives Victorious D’Tigress In Abuja
By Damilare Aribisala
The Nigerian Female National Basketball Team, D’Tigress were received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa before the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday morning.
The champions were awarded a sum of N1m each following their wins in the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket on Sunday where they had won all eight games they played in the tournament defeating Senegal 65-48 in the final to claim the title.
A reward sum of N500,000 was also given to team officials.
Team captain, Aisha Mohammed also said that the cash reward from the President would push them to go for the gold in the world championship holding in Spain next year.
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