8 July 2014

Angola: Female Basketball Team Presented At Press Conference

Luanda — The national female basketball team will be presented on Thursday at a press conference ahead of the World Cup, to be held in Turkey from 27 September to 5 October.

According to Tony Sofrimento, Marketing and International Relations officer of Angolan Basketball Federation (FAB), who was speaking to Angop, the pré- national team will be announced by the coach, in a ceremony to be held at headquarters of that institution.

During the preparation to the tournament of Maputo (Mozambique), the national team coach, Aníbal Moreira, affirmed that for the World Cup in Turkey he would summon more three or four athletes, in order to join the eleven that played in the competion.

The list of players comprises:

Rosa Gala, Mereciana Fernandes, Rosemira Daniel, Letícia André, Helena Viegas, Helena Francisco, Flora Bernardo, Angelina Golome, Cristina Matiquite, Elsa Eduardo and the captain Ana Gonçalves.

In the world Cup, Angola is part of group D with USA (World Champion and leader of world ranking), China (8th) and Serbia (29th), nine positions below of Angola (20th).

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