The player’s representative agency exclusively confirms to “Columna Cero” that the contract is already closed.
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Malian international Alima Dembélé concluded the 2020/21 season by proclaiming herself one of the revelations of the Women’s Ligue 2. At 21, she became the main reference of Vega Lagunera Adareva. With the Tenerife team, she signed great individual performances, which allowed her to obtain various recognitions from the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB). His work caught the attention of different teams, who presented him with offers for the 2021/22 financial year.
Given the multiple rumors about her next destination, it emerged that she would join the Movistar Estudiantes team in the Endesa Women’s League. Note that the information was revealed thanks to the Twitter account @RumoreBFemenino and space users Discord from the same community.
From “Columna Cero”, we contrast this information directly with the representative agency of Alima Dembélé, which has confirmed exclusively to this media that the appropriate contract has already been signed, for two years and with the possibility of a de more.
Thus, in the absence of the Student Basketball Club publicly officializing the news, we can say that Alima Dembélé will join the “Women in Black” to strengthen her inner game.
For now, the team led by Alberto Ortego is made up of María Espín, Melisa Gretter, Arica Carter, Laura Quevedo, Mariona Ortiz and Nadia Fingall.
Born January 20, 2000, Inside started playing basketball at age 11, hoping to get as far as possible. Its main characteristics are its physical presence, which makes it unstoppable in 1v1. Likewise, she stands out for her scoring ability and rebound control.
In 2019, the player joined La Salle Melilla, where she played the Andalusian National First Division with outstanding performances. This helped make the jump to the second highest category in Spanish basketball.
During the 2019/2020 campaign, she moved to Lanzarote to join the Magec Tías “Against Gender Violence” of the Women’s League 2. However, with the Conejero team, she only played one game with 16:55 minutes on the pitch. She contributed 10 points and 4 rebounds to obtain a valuation of 9 points – according to official statistics, provided by the FEB-.
Then, in the same exercise, she defended the colors of the HGB Ausarta Barakaldo. The Malian player has played a total of 11 games, averaging 16:29 minutes. He added an average of 7.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists to garner a valuation of 6.3 points – according to FEB data -.
Later, she arrived at Asisa Alhaurín de la Torre to participate in the First National, with the aim of helping the team formed by Francis Tomé to reach their goal in the final phase of the competition and to obtain their ticket in the phase promotion.
In the 2020/21 course, the Malian defended the colors of Vega Lagunera Adareva. The Tenerife team finished in eighth place in the qualifying table, after a record of 12 wins against 14 losses.
The strong winger, measuring 1.86 meters, has played a total of 26 games with an average on the field of 33:07 minutes. She averaged 21.5 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists to achieve a valuation credit of 22.8 points – according to official statistics, provided by the FEB -.
International with the national team of Mali
Alima Dembélé has experience in the Malian national team, with which he competed in the U17 world championships organized in Zaragoza- and U19 in Udine -Italy-.
On the other hand, she won the gold medal at the African 3×3 Championship which took place in 2018. She also won the gold medal at the African Beach Games in Cape Verde, in June 2019.