Nigeria Customs basketball club opened her Africa Women Basketball League account on a positive note Monday afternoon with a 57-46 points victory over Universite de Douala in a Group A match up in Alexandria, Egypt.
The Abdulrahman Mohamed coached side won the first and second quarters (12-11, 20-8) to take a 13-point lead into the halftime break.
The Cameroonian fought back in the third quarter as they tried every means to checkmate the Nigerian side but such efforts could yield just two points reduction in the lead 18-16 as both sides settled for 9 points apiece in the final quarter.
Team captain and 2023 Afrobasket winner with D’Tigeress showed up once again for her side as posted a double double of 20 points and 19 rebounds she also recorded 4 assists, 4 steals and three blocks to finish with an efficiency rating of 32, Olaoluwatomi Taiwo contributed 14 points and 4 rebounds for the well deserved victory.
Customs showed a better understanding of the board as they out rebounded their by 62-42 and 19-7 assists.
The Nigerian side will faceoff against Kenya Port Authority on Wednesday.