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Nigerian President Buhari Celebrates D’Tigress, Lift The Championship Trophy

The victorious D’Tigress, presented the championship Trophy they won at the just concluded Afro Basket ball tournament to Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari

The D’Tigress, Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team met with President Buhari today, Wednesday, August 30 as they celebrated their 2017 Afrobasket win.

Sam Vincent’s team defeated Senegal 65 – 48 in the final played on Sunday, August 27 and qualified for the World Championships in doing so.

Amazing: President Buhari celebrates with D'Tigress, lift the championship Trophy

Amazing: President Buhari celebrates with D’Tigress, lift the championship Trophy

President Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

President Buhari lifts the trophy won by the D’Tigress. Photo: Femi Adeshina/Facebook

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The team presented the championship Trophy they won to the president who revealed he was at the success of the young women.

President Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

Barrister Solomon Dalung led the delegation to President Buhari. Photo: Sumner_Sambo/Twitter

President Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

Buhari abd vice-president Yemi Osinbajo pose with the team. Photo: Lauretta Onochie/Facebook

President Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

A cross-section of the team during their meeting with the president. Photo: Sumner_Sambo/Twitter

The president instructed that a million Naira be awarded to each member of the victorious team.

President Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

The 2017 Afrobasket trophy won by the team. Photo: Sumner_Sambo/Twitter

 

Congrats….

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