D’tigress star, Evelyn Akhator has expressed her optimism of seeing Nigeria getting into the top 10 of the best basketball teams in the world.
The last three years have been nothing but triumphant and prosperous for Nigeria winning back-to-back FIBA Women’s AfroBasket titles, competing at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 and qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
It has been a show of talent, mental toughness and ultimately power so strong that they remain unbeaten in Africa since stepping on court against Mozambique in their Group B opener on August 18, 2017 at the continental competition in Bamako, Mali.
They went into that tournament as 42nd in the world and have since risen to 14th in a space of three years and according to power forward, Akhator, one of the team’s biggest assets and dependable players, they are aiming even higher at the upper echelons.
Speaking exclusively to FIBA.basketball, Akhator who was drafted as a number three pick by…
Source: Complete Sports