Ezinne Kalu scored 17 points as Nigeria women’s basketball team began quest to secure 3rd successive Afrobasket title, with a 66-48 victory over Mozambique in their group B opener.

Despite trailing in both the first and second quarter, the D’Tigress bounced back in the third and fourth, scoring 38 points in that period.

Captain fantastic Adaora Elonu added 13 points and 7 rebounds, Odera Chisom and Sarah Ogoke both registerred 8 points.

After a not too impressive outing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Nigeria women’s Basketball team are definitely one of the favorites to clinch the title.

Up next for D’Tigress is a game against Angola, on Monday September 20th 8pm Nigerian time.