For their second match in the competition, Cameroon faced a big chunk. In fact, in order to qualify directly for the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women’s Afrobasket, the lionesses had to automatically win against the D’Tigress, yet the fillies of Natosha Cummings-Price lost 39-106.
This is one of Cameroon’s largest defeats at tWomen’s Basketball Championship. Cameroon has suffered the hard law of defending champions since the beginning of the tournament. Cameroon loses with a gap of 67 points. Never have the lionesses been able to worry their opponents. The results of each quarter-time sufficiently testify to it Q1 = 7-21; Q2 = 16-28; Q3 = 10-23; Q4 = 6-34
For head coach Natosha Cummings-Price, “It was more than a bad day. Unfortunately we did not come to play to win. What Nigeria did we could not do. Nigeria played as a team and with will and commitment ”
For Amina, Cameroon was “ridiculous”. Further, she adds “we did the exact opposite of what the coaches gave us as instructions. We hope that we will revitalize and be able to show a better face for the next match.”
Amina Njonkou was the best on the Cameroonian side with 16 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assists and 2 steals. Cameroon will have another chance to join the quarter-finals in their next match.