The Belgian basketbalvrouwen have Sunday in Charleroi in their second practice game against Greece won 86-72 (rest: 34-37). The Belgian Cats are plentiful in preparation for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Tenerife (22-30 september).
The women’s coach Philip Mestdagh knocked the Greeks Saturday in Wevelgem though (68-63). In the second confrontation womb Greece is better out of the starting blocks. The Belgian Cats had to be in the second half, a backlog of three points to retrieve. Under the impetus of performers Emma Meesseman (21 pts, 7 rbds), Julie Allemand (12 pts, 6 assists) and Kim Mestdagh (15 pts, 6 rbds) won for Belgium, even with 14 points difference. Our basketbalvrouwen have already good experiences with Greece. At the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of last year were the Greeks in the small final for the bronze is no match against the Belgians.
After the duels against Greece to draw the Cats to Valencia for a oefentoernooi against Spain, France and Latvia, before in their own country Turkey (7 and 8 september) and Argentina (14 and 16 september) party.
At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, the Belgian women classified in a group with Spain, Japan and Puerto Rico. It is the first time that our country represented in a world cup of basketball.