D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA Afrobasket title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019.
Following the team’s draw against Tunisia and Cameroun at the official draw ceremony held in Dakar, Senegal, Otis said the team would mount a strong title defense with the talents at his disposal.
Having led the team to a historic eighth place finish at the 2018 World Cup in Spain, Otis is aware of the buzz already created around D’Tigress ranked number two in Africa.
The team will hope to bury the ghost of their 2015 misadventure where they narrowly lost to host-Cameroun 70 to 71 in the semifinal under Coach Scott Nnaji. Read more