D’Tigeress will today confront ladies from Mali

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Nigeria national senior women basketball team, D'Tigeress

The Nigeria national senior women basketball team, D’Tigeress will on Sunday confront the ladies from Mali in their third group match of the ongoing 2013 Women African Basketball Championship in Maputo, Mozambique.

The Group B match will be played at the Maxaquene Stadium in Maputo.

The D’Tigress had on Friday lost 46-60 to defending champions, Angola, in their first match in the championship but bounced back on Saturday to claim their first victory by defeating Kenya 74-49.

The 23rd edition of the continent?s most prestigious women basketball tournament, which is featuring 12 teams, is billed to end on September 29.

The teams are jostling to grab the two Africa tickets to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Championship for Women in Turkey.

The team will play Cape Verde on Tuesday before confronting Cameroon in their last Group B game on Wednesday to see the end of the first round of the championship.

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