18 September 2008

LIBERIA : U-16 team returns without a win

The Under 16 national basketball team of Liberia has returned home from the just ended African Youth Basketball Championship in Benin where she represented Liberia.
During the tournament Liberia lost all matches played and was rated 3rd in a three countries competition. In the opening of the competition on August 27, Liberia narrowly fell to host Benin 51-56 points in a match that was full of excitement. Liberias Muna Kimber scored 21 points and was the highest scorer of the match. Liberia again went down to Nigeria in game two 90-43 points in a match the Nigerian dominated during the four quarters. The tournament which was played on a round robin basis saw Liberia going down to Benin 65-57 points.
Liberia Muna Kimber was the highest scorer in that match. She scored 31 points with 7 rebounds. Liberia again went down Nigeria 72-32 point.

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