Senegal Posts Big Win Over Cameroon To Win Afrobasket Will Go to Rio!

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Senegal 81 – 66 Cameroon

Led by both Aya Traore and Astou Traore who combined for 33 points of the 81 team points and Aye Traore was named the Afrobasket MVP. Traore was also named to the All-Star Five Team. Senegal qualifies directly for the 2016 Rio Olympics!

All-Star Five

  • Aya Traore (Senegal)
  • Ramses Lonlack (Cameroon)
  • Geraldine Robert (Gabon)
  • Deolinda Ngulela (Mozambique)
  • Adaora Elonu (Nigeria)

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AfroBasket Women 2015 final standings:
1. Senegal*
2. Cameroon**
3. Nigeria**
4. Angola
5. Mali
6. Mozambique
7. Gabon
8. Egypt
9. Guinea
10. Uganda
11. Algeria
12. South Africa

*The champions earned direct qualification to the 2016 Rio Games
**Teams that came in second and third booked places in the 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT).

Australia Squeeze Big Win Over New Zealand To Book Ticket to Rio

Both Women and Men’s team will be representing Australia in the 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball Games! Australia defeated New Zealand 89-79 to close out a very competitive FIBA Oceania Championships.

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Serbia Wins First Ever Eurobasket For Direct Entry to 2016 Rio Games

Serbia had never before been on the podium at the Eurobasket Championships and now they are champions with a big win over last year’s winner France 76-68. The game was close throughout but defensively Serbia was better while shooting well.

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