President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress after they emerged champions of the 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Championships in Dakar, Senegal.

On Sunday, August 18, D’Tigress defeated hosts Senegal at the finals 60-55, and became the first team to win back-to-back FIBA Women’s AfroBasket titles.

In a congratulatory message issued in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu on Monday, President Buhari praised the team for their remarkably synergized play to retain the title.