Just a day to the kick-off of the 2017 Women AfroBasket in Bamako, Mali, the basket lionesses of Cameroon are already in Mali ahead of their opening encounter with Angola.

The 12-man team arrived Mali after their sojoun in Cote d’Ivoire during which the team and the technical crew reviewed winning strategies.

The Bamako showdown to start this Friday 18th August 2017 opens with a highly solicited game to feature Senegal and Guinea.

The basket lionesses are drawn up in Group A alongside, the host Mali, Angola, Central African Republic, Cote d\’Ivoire and Tunisia.

Four professionals,Ade Achiri, Ramses Lonlack, Priscilla Mbiandja and Marie-Angie Mfoula have once more joined the den with the intentions of helping the team record victories at the 2017 Women AfroBasket and equally secure a space at the 2018 FIBA Women\’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.

As finalists at the 2015 edition hosted by Cameroon, the basket lionesses as many experts say will be will be looking forward to better their performance with a young and dynamic team.

Cameroon in the past two editions of the Women AfroBasket has registered twelve  wins and four losses.

In all,Cameroon has made a total of 10 appearances at the FIBA Women\’s AfroBasket with a second place finish in 2015 as their best outing.

Their worst outing was an 8th-place in 2003 in Mozambique during which Nigeria emerged winners.
Ranked 38 in by FIBA, the basket lionesses recorded seven wins, one loss and finished second at the 2015 Women AfroBasket.

The 12-man team representing Cameroon at the Bamko basket tournament are;  Rose Abenkou, Ade Achiri, Laure Assena,  Amandine Ebogo, Cathy Ghane, Ramses Lonlack , Minna Mba, Priscilla Mbiandja, Angi Ramey, Cendra Weledji and Nelly Weledji.