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Nigeria Defeats Senegal To Win 4th AfroBasket Women’s championship



Nigeria have defeated Senegal 78-70 to win the 2023 FIBA AfroBasket Women’s title inside the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda.

With the victory, D’Tigress now have six championships overall and have won four straight matches since 2017.

Nigeria have defeated the Teranga Lionesses eight times in their twelve encounters.


The Nigerian women had a good start to the match, winning the first two quarters 19-10 and 24-21 to lead 43-29 at the half. The Senegalese women, however, rallied in the third quarter, winning it 21-19.

Mali defeated hosts, Rwanda to claim third-place at the competition.

Credit: FRCN

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