COTONOU (FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017) - Benin have released their final roster for the FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 Zone 3 Qualifiers against Cote d'Ivoire.
The regional qualifier will take place in the Ivoirian capital of Abidjan on May 12-13.
The Beninese not only believe they stand a chance in Abidjan when they face the hosts in a two-game series, but they also look determined to prove doubters wrong.
If Benin beat Cote d'Ivoire, they will be making their first-ever FIBA Women's AfroBasket appearance in Mali, September 15-24.
Benin's final roster consists of seven players from local champions ASPAC.
The players include Christelle F. Michelle Houéssou, Aishatou Kondoh Sobabe, Faouziath Salaou and Raïmath Salaou leading the pack for ASPAC and five from local rival Energie.
Benin 12-player final roster for FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 Zone 3 Qualifiers