The triumphant D’Tigress team and some members of the Nigeria Basketball Federation board, led by its President Musa Kida paid a courtesy visit on the newly appointed Sports Minister Dare Sunday, in his office in Abuja.

While presenting the trophy, the Federation’s President Kida described the event as a significant one which marks the beginning of many things to come for the new Minister.

The event, which had the Permanent Secretary and some officials of sports ministry, saw the presentation of the 2019 AFROBASKET Women trophy to the Minister.

He said the courtesy visit was the federation’s way of welcoming the Minister to office, while celebrating the 2019 AFROBASKET trophy with him as the number one sports administrator in the country.

The Minister, while addressing the team, said Basketball has come to stay in this country. He challenged the federation and the D’Tigress to intensify their hard work, stressing that the result of hard work is more work.