MALI WIN 3X3 Women Basketball Title.
Nigeria also failed to clinch the Africa 3X3 Women’s basketball In the category,Mali went back to back after defeating the Democratic Republic of Congo in the final (19-13). At just 21 years of age, their top scorer Djeneba Ndiaye (Mali) was named MVP of the tournament.
She was joined in the team of the tournament by Ginette Mfutila (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Elise Afetse, who led hosts Togo to the bronze medal. Nigeria placed 4th.
In the shoot-out contest, N’Faly Kanoute added a second gold medal for Mali. Two women took home the other 2 medals: Sarah Ageno won silver for Uganda and Rana Abdelfattah struck bronze for Egypt.
FIBA Vice-President and FIBA Africa President Hamane Niang attended the games in Lomé.
WOMEN Final Position
2. Dem.Rep. of Congo
8. Cape Verde
10. Cote d’Ivoire
11. Burkina Faso