Argentina’s national under-16 women’s basketball team was on the sidelines of the World Cup (under-16) final in Mexico tonight, losing widely to its Canadian counterpart, 74-47, in one of the semi-finals.
In the dome of the Guanajuato City Fair, the Albiceleste team with the potential of the Canadian pair, already imposed at halftime by 36-16, could not
The team led by coach Sandra Pavon Gianella Espedal (Spain’s center Plottier) showed as the main reference point for the attack, with 11 points and rebounding in 23 minutes.
Meanwhile, striker Cassandre Prosper excelled in the Canadian quintet, who finished a slate of 13 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 recoveries in 27 metres, according to a Consubasquet report.
Argentina had already reached the first goal of the competition, Hungary’s 2022 passport, by defeating Brazil on Friday afternoon, by 56-54.
Tomorrow, the German team will play the match for third place, starting at 7:30 pm, with the loser of the confrontation played by the United States and Mexico in the last minute.