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CPA's Zama feted in FIBA ​​Championships


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Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) guard Jamila Zama won two awards as-the-the 24th edition of FIBA ​​Africa Women Club Championships in Maputo CCD board to a close last Sunday.

Zama, Who Was making her maiden appearance at-the continental tourney, Was-the Championships crowned top scorer and best small forward. ALSO She made it to the-of the-team tournament – Africa five best team.

Zama averaged 25 points in-the group stage matches, wherein CPA Lakers beat Zimbabwe and MB2 From All From Madagascar to finish third in Group "B". She emerged Championships-the-top scorer With 115 points followed by Italee Lucas Who Was voted Most Valuable Player With-the 87 points.

"I am humbled and very happy to have won top awards These especially being the first time I'm participating in this game. I Want to pick the-positives Championships From Print to Further Improve my game," said Zama Who ALSO thanked her team CPA Helping her mates for-the-win awards.

ALSO Awarded at Print Competition, Which Was won by hosts Ferroviario de Maputo Who beat Inter Club of Angola 69-66 in Sunday's final, Adriana Was Annabela-Kosa of Mozambique Who Was voted best playmaker.

Congolese Ginnete Mutila Makiese of Nigeria's First Bank Was voted best rebounder whiles US-based Nigerians Aisha Mohammed ALSO of First Bank Was voted best center.

Forming Africa's best team five were Italee Lucas of Inter Club, Jamila Zama of CPA, Adriana Annabela-Kosa of Ferroviario, Ginette Mutila Makiese and Aisha Mohammed Both of First Bank.

First Bank of Nigeria beat Victoria Club From Congo in-the play-off to finish third.

Representatives Kenya's Equity Bank and Kenya Ports Authority, jet Who in Monday night, finished ninth and seventh respectively an after winning their classification matches.

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