Zenith Bank Women’s League defending Champions, Elephant Girls will face Dolphins in the final of the Zenith Bank Women’s League National Final 6.

Elephant Girls and Dolphins who qualified for the final will also represent Nigeria in the 2018 FIBA Africa Women Club Championship.


Elephant Girls Basketball Club of Lagos proved bookmakers right with an easy win over Nigeria Customs.

The Elephant Girls out-shot Customs by 73 points to 44 as they dominated the whole 4 quarters 19-14, 18-18, 23-10 and 14-10.

Nkechi Akashili dropped 20 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds while Okoro Ifunanya came from the bench to contribute 14 points and 5 rebounds.

Dolphins overcame their 2017 heartbreak with a commanding 57-44 points win over Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry.

Bintu Badmus who played 32 minutes contributed 19 points, 2 assists and 9 rebounds to aid her team’s progress.

Fumnanya Ijeh who was recently invited to the senior women’s team preparing for the FIBA Africa 3×3 cup of Nations also shot 10 points and 5 assists.

Mountain of Fire who were undone by inexperience lost out of a possible place in the final and will now face Customs in the 3rd place play off at 12 pm on Wednesday.

Dolphins will face defending champions, Elephant Girls at 2 pm in the final Zenith Bank Women’s League National Final 6.