Nigeria bags gold at Women’s AfroBasket Tourney 2017, by defeating Senegal

  • August 29, 2017

The women’s basketball team of Nigeria took Senegal for the final and achieved a well-deserved victory to be crowned as the African champions of the 2017 Women’s AfroBasket tournament. This is the third time, the team has been crowned as champions.

The match was interesting, but Nigeria took the lead and the gap kept on increasing. The final scores were 65-48. Evelyn Akhator was the pioneer of victory with 13 points and 7 rebounds. The leading scorer of Senegal was Astou Traore, who scored 17 points. Traore was titled as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player

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