7/Mame Marie Sy (Senegal)
Mame Marie Sy is the kind of player that coaches love to have on their teams thanks to her tirelessness and aggressiveness. She reflected the tenacity of Senegal over the last ten years.
The 1.9-meter power forward won two African titles and has not missed any single international tournaments while playing in France.
Sy has participated in six African championships since 2009.
8/ Soraia Deghady (Egypt)
Soraia Deghady has made her international debut in the FIBA U16 Africa Women’s Championship 2011. The following year, she realized her dream of a star player when she helped her national team rank the third place of the FIBA U18 Africa Women’s Championship organized in Dakar, Senegal.
As one of the best African basketball talents, she has played an important role in the popularity of Egyptian women’s basketball.
9/ Geraldine Robert (Gabon)
Five years ago, Geraldine Robert left France to go home for her first appearance with the Gabonese national team. She made history during the event.
She helped her national team qualify the African Championship for the first time since 2005. With 23 points and 14 rebounds, she helped Gabon have chances to join the Final Round of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2015 in Cameroon.
During the event, the Gabonese national team finished the top of the qualifier with the participation of Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo thanks to its 3-1 record.
In Yaounde, Robert showed off her talent and was named to the All-Star team of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2015.
10/ Evelyn Akhator (Nigeria)
Evelyn Akhator, the former University of Kentucky standout, is one of the reasons why the Nigerian national team has won back-to-back African awards in 2017 and 2019.
During the two FIBA Women’s AfroBasket appearances, she was named to two All-Star teams.