AfroBasket: Zenith Bank Hails D’Tigress for Booking Q’final Ticket

first_imgHe said: “We are really delighted especially because only few weeks ago, some of the players representing Nigeria in Mali were in the final of the Women Basketball League which we have sponsored in the country for 13 years.“The players have demonstrated to everybody that they are good enough to rule Africa. D’Tigress have shown Nigerians that our investment in the game has not been in vain in the country,” stressed the bank’s CEO.Amangbo went ahead to charge the players to continue their winning streak in the continental basketball competition.“The quarterfinal is the stage where the keen contest will start, we believe in the team and charge the players and officials to go all the way and win the title,” the Zenith Bank boss added.Today in Mali, D’Tigress will take on Guinea in their fourth group match but the victory recorded in the three games already played has guaranteed Nigeria a place in the last eight.Nigeria will play Senegal in the last group match of the competition which ends on August 27.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Zenith Bank Plc, sponsors of the annual National Women Basketball League, has showered praises on the Nigeria female team, D’Tigress, for the impressive results recorded so far at the ongoing FIBA Women Afrobasket taking place in Mali.D’Tigress started the competition on a winning note defeating Mozambique 80-69 in their first game, whipped Democratic Republic of Congo 84-47 in the second and on Sunday defeated Egypt 106-72 to emerge the first team to book a place in the quarterfinal of the competition.The Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo, yesterday applauded the team and said the bank was proud of the results posted so far.last_img read more

Local Artist’s Drawing Accepted Into International Exhibition

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena — Artist Erv Lewandowski continues to dazzle with his colored pencils.The esteemed artist had his piece “Cascading Water XV’ accepted into the International Guild of Realism’s 13th Annual Juried Exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event features some of the top work from pastel, charcoal, graphite, water color, and colored pencil artists in the world.Each art piece that is entered into the competition is judged by two different juries, raising the stakes for each artist that submits. Lewandowski knew his piece was special, but now he is sure of it.“The Chicago experience came around and they selected it and then I knew we had a piece that was sort of special,” said Lewandowski. “You wait for those. They don’t come everyday and then when you go to submit to the big one, the guild of realism show, which to me is one of the top shows that I can get involved in, and when they selected it, I knew I’ve got a winner.”The exhibition will run from October 5th through the 29th at the Sugarman-Peterson Gallery in Santa Fe.Learn more about Erv by checking out his website www.erwinplewandowski.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious History Channel’s ‘American Pickers’ Looking for Large Collections in MichiganNext What’s Trending for July 27last_img read more