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Third NBA Academy Africa Women's Camp tips off


The third NBA Academy Africa Women’s camp tipped off in Saly, Senegal yesterday.


The four-day camp is being overlooked by WNBA legends: two-time WNBA Champion and two-time WNBA All-Star Mwadi Mabika from the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist Jennifer Azzi, from the US, 2003 WNBA Champion Astou Ndiaye from Senegal and 2008 WNBA Most Improved Player Ebony Hoffman from the US.


The camp features 24 top female prospects ages 17 and under from 10 African countries: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.


The first day saw the girls learn elite shooting mechanics, transition ball handling, offensive drills and teamwork.


The camp will continue throughout the next three days and will conclude on Sunday, November 17.


The NBA Academy's Women’s Program is a series of basketball development camps for top female prospects from outside the US.

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