D’Tigress prepare for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers

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D’Tigress head coach Otis Hughley has announced a 12-woman roster for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.

The female basketball national team is expected to resume camp on November 10 in Maputo.

Otis has recalled United States of America based Upe Atosu, whose last game for Nigeria was at the 2017 Afrobasket final win over Senegal.

2019 Afrobasket Most Valuable Player Ezinne Kalu, Promise Anumakara, Atonye Nyingifa, Sarah Imovbioh and Evelyn Akhator have also been included in the 12-man list alongside team captain, Adaora Elonu.

Nigeria is grouped alongside hosts Mozambique and DR Congo in Group A while Senegal will compete against Angola and Mali in Group B.

The two group winners will join 14 other teams from Europe, Asia and the Americas to fight for the 10 Olympic slots available at the Olympics Qualifying Tournament.