Mali women’s basketball players fight following loss: video

In Sport


Two members of Mali’s women’s basketball team duked it out Monday following their latest loss in what has so far been a winless appearance in the women’s World Cup.

The brief, caught-on-camera scuffle took place in the postgame media area after the team was defeated 81-68 by Serbia, video posted online and social media shows.

One player even attempted to connect on a few haymakers before other teammates rushed in to break up the ugly situation, according to the footage that was captured by Serbian media during a player interview.

FIBA, the international basketball governing body, has opened an investigation into the incident between ballers Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou.

Two players from the Mali team come to blows in the press area at the women's basketball World Cup in Sydney.
The scuffle occurred in the postgame media area after Mali’s loss.
YouTube | Sport Klub

Both players are averaging less than 10 points per game as the woeful Mali team has lost each of their four games by an average of 30 points.

Earlier in the tourney, Mali lost by an astounding 60 points to Australia.

Two players from the Mali team come to blows in the press area at the women's basketball World Cup in Sydney.
FIBA has opened an investigation into the fight.
YouTube | Sport Klub

The African country originally didn’t even have the opportunity to compete on the world stage, but was a late entry to replace Nigeria, which had administrative issues.

Mali wraps up their tournament Tuesday against Canada.

If they win it would be the first World Cup victory for the country since 2010 when the team went 1-4.

With Post wires





Read More: Mali women’s basketball players fight following loss: video

Join Our Newsletter!

Love Daynight? We love to tell you about our new stuff. Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

Wagner chief says he’s turning Russian convict fighters destined for Ukraine into

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin championed the training efforts of his newest recruits swept from Russia’s penal system and

Read More...

Omaha police officers shoot, kill gunman at a Target in west Omaha

Omaha police officers shot and killed a suspected active shooter at a Target on Tuesday. Around 12 p.m.,

Read More...

Open Banking Platform Consolidation Leads to Broader EU Customer Reach

After years of consolidation, Europe’s largest open banking players now

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu