Brazil will face Uruguay in South American women’s basketball

Brazil’s women’s basketball team takes the court this Tuesday (2) against Uruguay (2) in the second match of the first round of the South American Championship in Sao Luis, Argentina. The competition, the first of the Paris 2014 Olympic cycle, guarantees participation of the semi-finalists in the AmeriCup 2023, America’s Cup of sports. South America has live streaming The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on YouTube.

The Brazilians, led by coach Jose Neto, made a strong debut against Colombia last night (1st), winning 74-45. Top scorers were Leila Zabani (12), Camila Cardoso (10), Deborah Costa (nine) and Alana Gonzalo (nine).

The selection is in group B, which, in addition to Colombia and Uruguay, has Chile. Group A includes Argentina, Paraguay, Ecuador and Venezuela. The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-finals. We will play the last match of the first round against Chile on Wednesday (3) at 18:30.

The biggest champion in the history of the Women’s South American Championship, with 26 titles since 1946; Brazil lifted the cup for the last time in 2016, in Venezuela.

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