D’Tigress point-guard, Ezinne Kalu believes the team can go all the way to win a medal at the Summer Olympic Games.
In a chat with NBBF media from her base in France, Kalu who voted 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Most Valuable Player said with the right personnel and positive attitude from her team mates, a podium finish in Tokyo is possible.
Fresh out of the 10 days intensive training camp in Atlanta, she revealed that expectations are high for the number one team in Africa.
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“What do I expect from the girls? They need to show up, come to the training camp locked in, be focused, give 100 percent and really buy in because the Olympics is a huge platform and I feel like we can really do something special,” Ezinne said.
She acknowledged that getting a medal amongst the top 12 teams in the world will not come easy, hence the need to put in the works.
“For us to do something special, we have to do the work….
Source: Complete Sports