2023 Women Afrobasket: Senegal Thrash Mali, Set Up Clash With Nigeria


Senegal has set up a titanic final against Nigeria’s D’Tigress after they thrashed Mali in the second semi-final of the 2023 Women Afrobasketball champions in Kigali, Rwanda.

D’Tigress earlier in the day defeated the host Rwanda in the first semi-final to make it 4 straight consecutive finals.

Senegal dominated the keenly contested encounter played at the BK Arena in Kigali, but it was Mali that led 38-36 at halftime.

By the end of the 3rd quarter, Senegal had took over the game and they were able to win 60-49

Mali fought hard in the final quarter but found the Senegalese hard to crack and ended up succumbing to Senegal which won 75-65.

The Senegalese victory means they will face Nigeria in the final slated for BK Arena in Kigali on Saturday.