28 December 2005
NIGERIA: Nigeria is champs
Nigeria senior female national today confirm its superiority over other African countries when it came from behind to beat Senegal 64-57 points in a pulsating final encounter.
The Nigerian side took the first quarter by 22-18 points only to surrender the leadership to Senegal in the second and third quarters 13-17 and 12-16 but came out strongly in the fourth and decisive quarter to overwhelm the Senegalese who could only manage 6 points to Nigeria 17.
Nigeria captain Mfon Udoka was also voted the Most valuable Player, MVP of the championship.