Lagos-based pan-African sports brand Afasports, unveiled new uniforms for the glorious Nigerian women’s basketball team, D’Tigress as they embark once again, on the women’s Olympics qualifier in Belgium beginning February 8 to11 on their journey to the 2024 Paris Olympics games.
The reigning Afrobasket champions and consecutive four-time African champions, and the number-one team in Africa, face hosts Belgium, Senegal, and the USA, on the road to Paris.
The uniforms are designed and entirely produced in Nigeria by Afasport. Njamanze Nze’igwe, Afasports' product designer, said the fabrics were curated from local sources and engineered to be tough, light, and sweat-resistant to give the players an edge during the games, and the vibrant colours reflect the optimism and bright future for D’Tigress and Nigeria.
Under the guidance of Head Coach Rena Wakama and General Manager Musa Adamu, the team has demonstrated remarkable leadership and skill.
Additionally, both Wakama and Adamu expressed gratitude towards Afasports for its unwavering support of the D’Tigress throughout the years. Their acknowledgment highlights the crucial role played by Afasports in fostering the team's success and development over time.
As D'Tigress steps onto the global stage, adorned in a piece that resonates with the essence of their journey and the spirit of the continent they proudly represent, AFA Sports continues to make waves as a pan-African sports brand; this latest achievement underscores its position as a frontrunner in redefining sports apparel for the African market.
The unveiling of D'Tigress jersey marks not only a celebration of athletic prowess and a triumph for African creativity and innovation, but also a celebration of the best of Africa as we wish them success as they take on the best around the globe.