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ZENITH BANK HAILS D’TIGRESS ON QUARTERFINAL QUALIFICATION


Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball
League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress for their
exploits at the ongoing FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.


Speaking on the progress of the team to the quarterfinal stage of the
competition, the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive, Mr. Ebenezer
Onyeagwu commended the team for their hard work, dedication and team
spirit, and urged them to go all the way to the final and bring the trophy
home. He expressed delight at the heroics of the team, comprised mostly
of products of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League, which the bank
has sponsored solely for 15 years consecutively.


Reigning champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria are through to the quarterfinal
stage of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 after a resounding
victory against Cameroon in their last group game match on Tuesday,
finishing off with a 106-39 points.


The Nigerian female basketball team had earlier defeated Tunisia 75-26 in
their opening match of the competition at the magnificent Dakar Arena on
Saturday to kickstart the defence of the title they won two years ago in Mali.

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