President Muhammed Buhari has urged female Basket Ball team, D’Tigress, to remain focused, determined and energized for a good outing at the tournament while qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
In a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina recently, the President felicitated with them for qualifying.
He believed the D’Tigress already has the talents that could make global impact in the sport being the current African Champions while assuring that the Federal Government would ensure proper preparation and mobilization for all outings.
He commended the sportsmanship and resilience of the team all through the qualifying stages, and in their trainings, saluting their courage in always putting out their best as they represent the country.
He also applauded team officials and the Nigerian Basket Ball Federation (NBBF) for the discipline and motivation of the D’Tigress.