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D’Tigress: Meet the 12 women who did Nigeria proud, conquered Africa



They went, they saw and they conquered the continent in style at the just concluded FIBA Women’s 2017 Afrobasket Championship in Mali, Bamako.

On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the victorious players and officials of the team.

The team emerged African champions, the first time in 12 years.

The president has promised each of the victorious players N1 million while each official of the team will get N500,000.

While D’Tigress have been a reoccurring name on the lips of sports fans in the past two weeks, PREMIUM TIMES gives you a peep into world of these ladies that took Africa by storm to win a third title for Nigeria at the biennial flagship basketball tourney.