Nigeria’s women national basketball team D’Tigeres have strolled into the semifinal of the 2019 Afrobasket after mauling DR Congo 79-46 in a quarterfinal match played today at the Dakar Arena in Senegal.
D’Tigress continued their impressive run of form blitzering fellow three-time champions on Thursday.
Ezine Kalu again was at her best as she posted 17 points, dished out 2 assists and stole five balls.
Two other players chalked double figure numbers; Ezine Kalu 11 points and Victoria Macaulay 14 for a combined 42 points of the 79 points haul.
The D’Tigress however has to make adjustment in the semifinal as they edge closer to their fourth Afrobasket title and a back to back finish.
D’Tigress dominated play as the shared the ball within themselves their 19/11 assists a testament to that.
They were very smart with their possessions as they only turned the ball over 9 times while the Congolese did 34 times.
Here are some interesting stats from the clash