Engr. Musa Kida, Barrister Solomon Dalung
and Coach Otis Hughley in discussion
Today is a monumental day for our women’s basketball team D'Tigress as they face the United State of America female team, the number one ranked team in the Quarterfinals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup.
The minister of sports Barrister Solomon Dalung who was present to cheer the ladies to victory in their last two games has promised to reward D'Tigress with $10,000 if they beat USA today in the quarter final of the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup in Tenerife - Spain. 

He made this promise when he paid a courtesy visit to the team's camp last night at their Sol Costa Atlantis hotel.
"He said the promise is just his personal effort to motivate the girls to do strive for greatness when they meet USA who are currently ranked world number 1.

He Further said "Defeating the world's number 1 is achievable which is the beauty of basketball.

In the same vein, he said the same level of dedication and world class arrangement given to the National Teams will also be extended to the grassroots and club basketball in Nigeria.
He revealed that immediately after the conclusion of the Total/NBBF Division 2 National final, attention will shift to the Men's premier league and Zenith Bank sponsored women premier league.

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Nigeria's D'Tigress have taken down top teams like Turkey, Argentina and Greece at the FIBA Women's World Cup in Spain and hope they can beat the best of all, USA in their quarter-final Clash today.
*USA Full Team List*

Nneka Ogwumike

Tina Charles
Diana Taurasi
Sue Bird
Elena Delle Donne
Brittney Griner
Jewell Loyd
Kelsey Plum
Brenna Stewart
Morgan Tuck
A'ja Wilson
Layshia Clarendon

*NIGERIA D'Tigress Full Team List*
Sarah Ogoke-Ejiogu
Elo Edema
Promise Amukamara
Aisha Mohamed
Evelyn Akhator
Ezinne Kalu-Phelps
Adaora Elonu
Atonye Nyingifa
Jasmine Nwajei
Cecilia Okoye
Nkechi Akashili 
Sarah Imovbioh
Nkem Akaraiwe

The much anticipated game will be on Friday morning at 11.30am GMT+2 time

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