Away from the rigours on the basketball court as they intensify their preparations for the fast-approaching FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, the women’s national team, D’Tigrees have taken time to meet with some of their fans in Lagos.

AFA sports who are the kit sponsors for D’Tigress opened their store in Victoria Island for a ‘Meet and Greet’ session with the African Champions who are now hoping to make another big statement at the World Cup.


  “It was nice! My teammates and I had a great time at the event, it was fun dancing and connecting with all the supporters who came! Very fun event! Wish we had more time there” Percious Amukamara of D’Tigress said.

On her part, Evelyn Akhator a former WNBA player for D’Tigress said she was very happy with the idea of meeting fans and see what’s on offer by AFA Stores.

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AFA has maintained a solid relationship with the Nigerian Basketball federation, currently sponsoring D’Tigress women’s basketball team and previously sponsoring D’Tigers men’s basketball team.


 “I feel satisfied and fulfilled being part of AFA. It is amazing how far we have come, AFA is part of the future of sports in Africa. Our organic concepts and trends speak to the strength of our culture and innovative spirit. We are excited that people get to experience this.” said Esther Essiet, one of the officials of the kit company


The Meet and Greet event was truly a combination of lifestyle and sports as there were celebrity appearances from Olisa, Larry Gaga (host), founder of industry night Mathew Ohio, NBBF vice president Babatunde Ogunade and many others from the NBBF and many fans alike.

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