Africa’s leading Sports Merchandise Brand, AFA Sports have unveiled new team jersey for the African Champions, D’Tigress ahead of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
At the unveiling ceremony on Sunday in Lagos, D’Tigress captain Adaora Elonu and Evelyn Akhator displayed the new home and away jersey for the team while guests were allowed to hang out with their favourite players and shop from the AFA Sports Store.
Speaking at the event held at the AFA Sports Store, CEO AFA Sports Ugo Udezue reiterated their support for the team and believes the kit will be a source of inspiration to the team at the Afrobasket Women Championship starting in Dakar on Saturday August 10.
“We have been with you right from your early days. AFA Sports understands how you’ve grown from little or nothing to such a great team and asset. We are proud of you knowing how hard you’ve worked to reach and stay at the top. At AFA Sports we believe in you and would do everything necessary to stand with you.”
“This set of jersey is of the highest quality like the others. But we’ve made this special for D’Tigress brand. And that’s why it has the touch of the African traditional clothing. So go and be the champions that you are,” said Udezue.
Meanwhile, D’Tigress captain Adaora Elonu expects the new jersey to serve as an extra motivation going into the Afrobasket Championship.
“Our aim is to go there to defend our title it will be very tough but we are preparing and training hard and with this new jersey we are sure it will give us the extra motivation to do well.”
The D’Tigress are expected to leave Nigeria on Wednesday for their Afrobasket title defence in Senegal from August 10-18