Nigeria’s female basketball player, Evelyn Akhator has joined Russian club - Dynamo Novosibirsk.

She will be playing in the Russian Women's Basketball Premier League for the winter season.

Akhator is a member of the D’Tigress gold medal winning team that represented Nigeria at the 2017 Afrobasket tournament in Mali.

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The 22-year-old is currently in the books of Dallas Wings in the Women National Basketball League (WNBA).

Akhator was the leading scorer and re-bounder for D’Tigress at the Afrobasket where she missed out of the Most Valuable Player Award by whiskers to Senegal's Astou Traore.

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