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BASKETBALL: Jamaica's women basketballers go in search of first win at FIBA Americas championship
2013-09-24 10:04:44 | (0 Comments)
Melton Williams, Gleaner Writer
Jamaica’s women basketballers will try to avoid an early elimination from the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico when they face Chile today.
The two teams will clash in a Group ‘A’ bottom-of-the-table match scheduled to start at 2 o’clock this afternoon.
The Jamaicans will enter the contest in last position after losing both their games.
On the opening day of the championship Jamaica went down 75-51 to Cuba and then on Sunday they were outclassed 75-37 by debutant Canada.
The Canadians, who picked up a second victory yesterday by beating Chile, will also be in action today. The second place Canadians will face third place Venezuela.
There will also be two matches in Group ‘B’ today.
Those matches are Brazil playing Argentina in a top-of-the-table match, while the Dominican Republic and Mexico will face off
The Americas Championship is a qualifying tournament for the FIBA World Championship for Women and the Olympic Games.
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