D’Tigress of Nigeria Point Guard Evelyn Akhator scored a game-high 22 points to help side Flammes Carolo, begin season with a easy 82-65 win over Villeneve-d’Ascq, while Ezinne Kalu who plays in the same league with Evelyn added 17 points, for Landerneau.
Both players began the new French Ligue Feminine de Basketball, in a good note, hitting double points figures for club
Flammes Carolo had to overcome a poor first quarter losing 20-24, but won the remaining 3 quarter thanks to brilliance from Evelyn Akhator to beat a complacent Villeneve-d’Ascq side. Evelyn got most of her points from inside the arc, making no 3 points attempt, but had a scintillating 8/11 attempts from 2-points range.
Flammes Carolo will face RVBC in next game.
Ezinne Kalu who is averaging 15.0 Point Per Game for team was in hand to help team with 17 points, finishing as the team second highest scorer in the game. Ezinne had a not too bad 3-point conversion of 25% of 1/4 shooting, adding 4/11 in 2-pointer attempts.
Kalu will be hoping to improve her performance in subsequent games as her side Landerneau will next face Basket landes on Saturday 10th October, after beating Nantes Reze Basketball 63-76.