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MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Basketball Tips, Starting Five, Team Details, 26 September

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Here, it is! The Finals of the Women’s AfroBasket with both teams already clinching the two available spots for the Women’s Basketball World Cup. In this contest, heavy favorite Nigeria looks to repeat as champions versus resilient Mali. More about MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream11 is going to be imparted here.

MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream11 Prediction

Nigeria has won 22 games in a row in the African continent and has been too much for any team. The team plays a smash-mouth brand of basketball, not leaving any doors open from start to finish. Their main strength is the defense played by a host of athletic players and the team plays a well-balanced style of offense. The team enters as the favorite to claim the title

Mali escaped with a 52-51 victory against Senegal in the Semis but the team can piece together decent offense as well. The Mali women can exploit one weakness in the Nigerians and that is their propensity to turn the ball over. Mali has averaged 11.8 Steals per game and this is where Nigeria will need to be careful. Can Mali upset Nigeria to claim the title?

MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream Match Details

Match Timing: 26 September, @ 10:30 PM
Venue: Palais Polyvalent des Sports

MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream Court Details

Palais Polyvalent des Sports is located in Yaounde, Cameroon, and the designated venue for all Women’s AfroBasket fixtures.

MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream11 Team Prediction:

Mali| Nigeria
Games: 05| 05
Wins: 05| 05
Defeats: 00| 00

MAL-W vs NGR-W Dream11 Lineup:
PG: P Amukamara, D Ndiaye(SP)
SG: A Okonkwo, K Maiga
SF: A Traore
PF: I Ibekwe
C:  V Macaulay(PP), A Sangare

Mali Women 2021 Captain

Djeneba N’Diaye is one of the options for Super/Pro Player in the Dream11 Fantasy basketball scenario.

Team Leaders
Points Per Game: Djeneba N’Diaye: 16.8
Rebounds Per Game: Maria Coulibaly: 9.0
Assists Per Game: Djeneba N’Diaye: 2.8
Steals Per Game: Djeneba N’Diaye: 3.8
Blocks Per Game: Sika Kone: 1.0

Nigeria Women 2021 Captain

Team Leaders
Points Per Game: Ezinne Kalu: 12.3
Rebounds Per Game: Victoria Macaulay: 7.3
Assists Per Game: Ezinee Kalu: 4.8
Steals Per Game: Promise Amukumara: 2.0
Blocks Per Game: Victoria Macaulay: 1.5

MAL-W vs NGR-W Top Picks

Ezinne Kalu
Points: 03
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 05
Kalu pushes the ball hard up the floor and usually leads the team in assists and points. Committed 2 turnovers in the last game.

Djeneba N’Diaye
Points: 12
Rebounds: 02
Assists: 02
Steals: 02
An instant scorer who can change the game. N’Diaye led the team in scoring and steals in the last game. Leads the team in points, steals, and assists. Committed 4 turnovers in the last match.

Adaora Elonu 
Points: 12
Rebounds: 05
Assists: 03
Steals: 02

Amazing at filling lanes and finding open spots. Made 4/9 shots in the last game.

Mariam Coulibaly
Points: 08
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 02
Blocks: 03
Steals: 01
Rugged big who can get big on boards. Leads team in rebounds. Led the team in blocks during the last game.

Victoria Macaulay
Points: 09
Rebounds: `07
Assists: 03
Blocks: 04
Steals: 01
Designated rebounder at the Center position. Led team in defensive rebounds with 6 of them in the last match.

Ify Ibekwe
Points: 14
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 01
Steals: 01
Blocks: 01
Shot two three-pointers in the last game.

Kadidia Maiga
Points: 11
Rebounds: 00
Assists: 01
Blocks: 01
Led teams in threes in the last game nailing three of them.

Amy Okonkwo
Points: 16
Rebounds: 07
Assists: 01
Led her team in scoring during the last game. 

Sika Kone
Points: 06
Rebounds: 05
Assists: 04
Blocks: 01

Leads team in blocks. Also led them in assists during the last match.

Promise Amakumara
Points: 08
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 02
Steals: 04
Led the team in steals during the last match. 

MAL-W Top Picks | Mali Women Starting Five

PF: Sika Kone
SF: Nassira Traore
C:   Mariam Coulibaly
SG: Assetou Traore
PG: Djeneba N’Diaye

BENCH: Kankou Coulibaly, Aminata Brahima Sangare, Rokia Doumbia, Foune Sissoko, Maimouna Haidara, Kadidia Maiga, Alima Dembele.

Mali Women Team News

Mali squad: Djeneba N’Diaye, Assetou Traore, Mariam Coulibaly, Nassira Traore, Sika Kone, Kankou Coulibaly, Aminata Brahima Sangare, Rokia Doumbia, Foune Sissoko, Maimouna Haidara, Kadidia Maiga, Alima Dembele.

NGR-W Top Picks | Nigeria Women Starting Five

PF: Oderah Chidom
SF: Ify Ibekwe
C:   Victoria Macaulay
SG: Adaora Elonu
PG: Ezinne Kalu

BENCH: Amy Okonkwo, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, Sarah Ogoke, Promise Amukamara, Nkem Akaraiwe, Murjanatu Musa, Nicole Enabosi, 

Nigeria Team News

Nigeria squad: Amy Okonkwo, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, Sarah Ogoke, Promise Amukamara, Adaora Elonu, Nkem Akaraiwe, Murjanatu Musa, Oderah Chidom, Ezinne Kalu, Victoria Macaulay, Nicole Enabosi, Ify Ibekwe.

Watch Mali Women vs Nigeria Women Live Score And Streaming

The action is available on livebasketball.tv. Scores can be checked on fiba.basketball while highlights can be seen on FIBA’s Official YouTube channel. 

List of Channels to watch Mali Women vs Nigeria Women Match

None. No official streaming in India.

Shubham Singh

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