Jennifer Atonye Against an Egyptian Opponent 
D’Tgress consolidated their hold on top of Group B at the ongoing FIBA Afrobasket Women’s competition with another commanding 106-33points victory over Guinea.
After a good outing against Egypt, Dallas Wing player, Akhator Evelyn again recorded a double-double as she shot the team to victory and replicated the same 24 points scored in the team’s last game.

With 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals against the Guineans, Akhator ensured that her team retained their lead all through the game as they coasted to another comfortable win.
Ogoke Sarah who was at the heart of the team’s offensive transition scored 13points and had 2 assists with home girl, Akashili Nkechi having 2 assists and scoring 12points against the rattled Guineans.
On her part, Elonu Adaora recorded 11 points, 2 steals and 2 rebounds.

For the 3rd time in the competition, all the registered 12 players recorded their names on the score sheet with Atletico Lanus (Argentinia) player Nwaigwe Ugochi, the lowest, weighing in with 4 points.
Speaking after the game, Elephant Girls basketball club of Lagos player, Akashili described the game against Guinea as a test run ahead of the all-important encounter against defending champions Senegal on Wednesday.
"Guinea is not really a strong team. We just played them to boost our game against Senegal tomorrow.”

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Speaking further, Akashili revealed that their game plan which was to use more of their big men against Guinea in preparation against a more physical Senegalese side actually worked as planned.
“Now, we know how to play Senegal with our big men. For Senegal, they have size on their side. So we put it into practice against Guinea as we used more of the big men and it worked.”

For Nwaigwe, the game against Guinea was better than their last 3 games which has given her the hope of a good outing in their next game.
“I feel like today was a lot better game. We are gelling together, our defence is getting a lot better and we needed this win for Senegal so that we can take it to them a bit more focused. I am really excited for tomorrow.”
According to her, everybody contributed on and off the court which made the victory sweeter.

For Isreal based Nyingifa Atonye Jennifer, their victory was a testament to their continued improvement as individual players and a team.
“It was a slow start for me to get adjusted to a new team, new players, but, with each game, I think our game is improving. We are getting better. Our team chemistry is going up and I think we have a really good chance to take this momentum all the way to the finals.
“A lot of us are actually moving around our positions to make us flexible in every spot and it makes our offence flow a lot better,” Nyingifa concluded.

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