President Mohammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory tweet to the victorious national female basketball team after defeating their Senegalese counterpart to claim the Afrobasket Championship on Sunday.
The Nigerians beat the Senegalese women by 60-55 points to win.
The continental championship took place in Senegal.
The president re-tweeted the World Basketball body’s congratulatory tweet while adding his own words of congratulations:
Congratulations, @DtigressNG. African Champions again! You have risen to the occasion, and conquered the continent one more time. We are very proud of what you have accomplished. The entire country rejoices with you! https://t.co/SbzmkHN7Bw
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) August 18, 2019