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D’Tigress through to AfroBasket quarterfinals after beating Cameroon 106-39

Nigeria women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have sealed their spot in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA AfroBasket in Dakar, Senegal.

Nigeria, defending champions of the continental showpiece, walloped Cameroon 106-39 on Tuesday.

Having kicked off their campaign with a victory over Tunisia, D’Tigress are three wins away from retaining the title they won in 2017.

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Cameroon were no match for D’Tigress as they lost to the champions in all four quarters of the encounter.

The first quarter saw D’Tigress ahead 21-7, and by the end of the second quarter, scoreline was 49-23 in Nigeria’s favour.

By the third quarter, Nigeria improved even more and were leading by 71-33, before sealing the victory in the final quarter by 67 points difference.

Precious Amukamara was the top performer in the game for Nigeria, earning 14 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.

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