The onslaught continues for the defending champions as the D'Tigress of Nigeria wiped out team Cameroon, 39-106.
Led by Otis Hughley and his coaching crew, the cohesion of the players growth was glaring.
Added to this, the last time both countries met at the same event was in 2015, semi finals, where Cameroon was the host. Cameroon defeated Nigeria 70-71; a single point.
In less than 5 minutes into the game, the winning team started off with a 17-0 run!
The Cameroonians tried to fight back to cover lost grounds, but it was too late. Game ended with a 67 point deficit, in favour of Nigeria.
In an outstanding moment, four of the Nigerians players made 14 points a piece. They are listed below:
#11 Adaora Elonu: 14 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal;
#10 Promise Amukamara: 14 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals;
#09 Aisha Balarabe: 14 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal;
#52 Ify Ibekwe: 14 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals;
#23 Ezinne Kalu: 12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals.
With these statistics, Nigeria is top in Points Per Game, Total Points, Field Goal Shooting, 2 Point Field Goals, Rebounds, and Efficiency.
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