Tokyo Olympics

D’Tigress final 12 named for Olympics

All eyes will be on Adaora Elonu, Aisha Balarabe, Elizabeth Balogun, Promise Amukamara, Atonye Nyingifa, Ezinne Kalu, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpannah and Ify Ibekwe at the Olympics ahead of their first game against USA on the 27th of July.

Coach Otis Hughley who led the team to the 2019 Afrobasket win in Senegal also picked Oderah Chidom, Victoria Macaulay, Erica Ogwumike and Amy Okonkwo to complete the list of D’Tigress team heading to the oriental city of Tokyo.

The four players are in line to make their competitive debut for Nigeria at the games.

D’Tigress resumed Olympics camping in February and played series of tune up games as they are set to face USA, France and host-Japan.

The 5 months training till date remains the longest in the history of basketball preparation.

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