Our women’s national team had a sensational week with 2 victories, the first on the road against Switzerland and the second at home against Bosnia-Herzegovina. These performances were recognized on an international basis. In an article by FIBA’s women’s basketball specialist Paul Nilsen, Luxembourg received an « A+ » ranking for the first window, the only « A+ » ranking in the competition.
Comment in the article: „Luxembourg are pinching themselves as they sit 2-0 after two excellent wins and it has been coming gradually as they keep improving. Faith Ehi Etute is an extraordinary talent and a big part of their newfound success. She was sensational, but the likes of Esmeralda Skrijelj played great too. It was a super team effort and A+ is well deserved. » (Paul Nilsen, FIBA basketball expert).
Full article –> article FIBA rating by Paul Nilsen
Ehis Etute also received the nation’s MVP title in another article, she averages 18.5 points, 13.0 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 2.5 assists in the first two games.
Comment in the article: „One of the most exciting young players in Europe, Etute showed us all why with a spectacular window. Not least her stunning Top Performers effort to take Luxembourg past Bosnia and Herzegovina and to a 2-0 unbeaten record.“