TIWA SAVAGE IN THE HOUSE
Music Star, Tiwa Savage visited the camp of Nigeria’s Female basketball team D’Tigress,at their Protea Hotel abode.
Ejike Ugboaja board member and athletes’ representative of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) said the visit was to motivate the team and aid their bonding ahead of the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket tournament taking place in Mali.
The visit was unprecedented as it was the first time in the history of any basketball national team that a celebrity paid a visit to the team before an international competition.
Speaking during her visit, the Nigerian music star urged the team to remain focused ahead of their FIBA assignment as they perfect plans to storm Mali in style and win the tournament.
“I am so elated that I had the opportunity to come here and associate with a team that has been getting some positive rating amongst sports loving Nigerians. As a major proponent of the girl/woman power, I so much believe in you to do Nigeria proud when you file out against other countries in Africa.”
CAPTAIN AISHA FEELING THANKFUL
Aisha Mohammed the captain of the team described the visit as a pleasant surprise which they will relish for a long time to come and they would make Nigeria proud by bringing the cup back home
D’Tigress who are presently rated 2nd in Africa will play their opening game against Mozambique on the 19th of August 2017.