D’Tigress of Nigeria has defeated Senegal 84-74 to win the 2023 Women’s AfroBasket final.
They are the first team to win four Women’s AfroBasket trophies (2017, 2019, 2021 and 2023), this is the country’s sixth title so far. This victory can’t be completely celebrated without talking about the only female coach among many male counterpart on the touch lines.
Coach Rena Wakama went into the 2023 Afrobasket Women tournament as the only female head coach. Following the victorious outing of D’Tigress, Rena takes her place in history as the 1st female coach to have accomplished this feat in the history of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.
They are ranked no.1 in Africa and no.16 in the world by FIBA.
Congratulations to the D’Tigress!!!