Fiba Europe Championship Women – Malta 80 Azerbaijan 70‏

Friday, July 13, 2012, 0:48

Malta 80

Azerbaijan 70

(26-18)(23-14)(18-15)(13-23)

The women national team completed the first round games with the 3rd victory from 3 matches against Azerbaijan 80-70. Ashleigh Vella produced another great performance with a double double with 17 points and 14 rebounds.

The game had a balanced start with Malta leading 9-5 in the fourth minute. Azerbaijan leveled the score 16-16 in the 8th minute howeverMalta concluded the quarter with a 10-2 run for a 26-18 score.Malta continued to increase the lead in the second quarter and a trey by Rebecca Brincat Thoresen opened a 14 point lead 36-22.

There were points on each side before a short 5-0 run byMalta for a score of 49-32 at halftime.Malta kept an advantage of 12 points in the first 2 minutes of the third quarter 49-37. After another 6-0 break by Malta, Azerbaijan replied with a three pointer from Deniskina however the Maltese ladies were still 20 points ahead close to the end of the period 63-43.

The session ended with the same gap withMalta ahead 67-47.Azerbaijan improved their game in the last quarter although they were never close enough to turn the score. They managed to end the game with a 9-2 run however Coppa’s girls obtained their third victory 80-70.

Malta won Group A with 3 victories from 3 games and will now face Austria in the semi-final who lost the direct encounter in Group B againstMacedonia 41-39. Rebecca Brincat Thoresen was the leading scorer forMalta again with 22 points and Josephine Grima had 14. Tomorrow is the rest day of the competition.





10 Comments

  1. misteru 2 says:

    U KIEN JATI SERVIZZ LIT TEAM QABEL U WAQT L LOB , A SPEJJEZ TIJAW 

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  2. misteru 2 says:

    IT TIFEL TA FRANK KIEN IHALLAS HU MIN BUTU

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  3. karmnu says:

    U l-MBA bhas soltu tibqa siekta!

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  4. misteru says:

    Mela proset lit-team imma jista xi hadd mill-MBA jispjega kif: 1. L-awstraljana tar-rabat telghet mat-team u mhix tilghab 2. Min hallsila? 3. Kif f’certu ritratti tal-fiba tidher il-mara tal-coach tar-rabat fuq il-bank? Team Follower? Head of Delegation? Min hallsilha? Min mar jirraprezenta lil MBA? Hi jew xi hadd mil-bord? Jew vera MBA=Depiro?

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    Ganni Reply:

    Int x’inhu affarik. Issa meta thallas int imbghad misteru ikun affarik. Ara x’kien jigri qabel imbghad parla.

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    misteru Reply:

    Mhux hekk sur ganni u viva t-transparenza imwieghda qabel l-elezzjoni sena ilhu. U ddahakx. l-MBA ghanda tispjega kif telghet bniedma li mhix fil-kunsill head of delegation…x’kin isir qabel…hafna attakki u gideb li frankie kien jitla bil-familja…interssanti nkunu nafu jekk din teleghetx bil-familja wkoll!!! Mela issa ghandna l-Imperatur u l-Imperatrici ta’ Qali…

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    rozi Reply:

    iva misteru kien jitla it- tifel ta frankie

    misteru Reply:

    Mela ejja ghas-sahha tal-argument nghidu li rozi ghandu/ghanda ragun…xi haga li wiehed irid jiccekja sewwa…mhux suppost li l-affarijiet kellhom jitrangaw? jew bqajna kif konnha jew sejrin ghal-ghar!!!!

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    Cikku Reply:

    Biex tkun taf jekk hux sejrin ghall-ahjar jew le………..apparti dan kollu li ktibtu hawn fuq…..ghax ma tistaqsux lil ta’ qabel jghidulkom x’finanzi hallew warajhom…….u lil ta’ issa biex jikkonferm hux veru jew le ?

  5. Edmund Farrugia says:

    Prosit.

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