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Nigeria retain African crown

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Nigeria won the biennial Women's AfroBasket (African Championship) basketball title for the third time in a row, beating Mali 70-59 in the final in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Nigeria are only the second nation to win the event three times in succession, after Senegal (1974-1981).

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