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She couldn’t be with her teammates from the first day she found herself playing Afrobasket with the Mali national team, but for the SPAR Gran Canaria indoor player, three games were enough to sharpen his weapons and four to sign his first double double and MVP title.
To say that Sika Koné is the real driving force behind SPAR Gran Canaria is starting to be obvious in an LF Endesa who eagerly watches La Paterna every time the Malian player jumps onto the pitch.
Because the pivot of the yellow team returned to the limelight in a new offensive display in the afternoon of last Saturday with 17 points (5/6 TL and 6/10 TC), 13 rebounds, 2 assists and 6 faults received against a Kutxabank. Araski who could not do much to stop him (74-58).
With 27 valuation points, Sika was once again a benchmark for the entity on a night when she was the owner and mistress of the second consecutive victory of a team which managed to equalize its balance (3-3) to enter squarely in the fight for the Queen’s Cup.
A goal that they will still dream of this course thanks to the level of a player without limits on the court.
The numbers say Sika Koné’s romance with the MVP title leads the Malian player to win a prize every seven matches with the Spar Gran Canaria shirt, but the indoor player looks set to smash her own records this year in a competition in which she accumulates two individual awards in just four matches. And both in a row, something only one national basketball player had been able to achieve this season, the unstoppable Nick Ward (Leyma Coruña) in the LEB Gold League on Days 2 and 3.
The ideal quintet of the day
They played in one of the best games in their history in the competition to end up winning by 29 points, so it’s no surprise that up to three of their players were able to put their names in the Perfect Quintet. of the day.
Because base Laura Cornelius (IDK Euskotren) and striker María España (IDK Euskotren) were decisive in a perimeter in which they matched perfectly with the internal strength of Mariam Coulibaly (IDK Euskotren). Thus, the San Sebastián team took three of the positions of an ideal quintet which did not move from the Basque Country to elect its fourth member, a Tanaya Arkinson (Kutxabank Araski) who was however not entirely sufficient for the team victory. Vitorien.
Finally and, how could it be otherwise, the final draw of the day ended with who seems to have fixed the payment for the remainder of the season, an uncompromising Sika Koné (Spar Gran Canaria) in the island victory to sign his second consecutive MVP. Classes.
Base: Laura Cornelius (IDK Euskotren) 19th round: 11 points (4/5 TC), 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 recoveries and 4 fouls received.
Back: Tanaya Atkinson (Kutxabank Araski) 23 val: 19 points (6/6 TL and 6/16 TC), 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 recoveries and 6 fouls received.
Wing: María España (IDK Euskotren) 22 val: 21 points (5/7 TL and 6/9 TC), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 recovery, 1 against and 4 fouls received.
Strong wing: Mariam Coulibaly (IDK Euskotren) 24 val: 22 points (2/4 TL and 10/16 TC), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 recovery and 3 fouls received.
Pivot: Sika Koné (SPAR Gran Canaria) 27 val: 17 points (5/6 TL and 6/10 TC), 13 rebounds, 2 assists and 6 fouls received.
Season statistics – Sika Koné:
Games played: 4
Taken : —
Fouls received: 5
Sports career – Sika Koné:
Training Cat .: Canterbury
2016/18: Canterbury (junior)
2018/19: CD Adareva (Junior)
2019/20: SPAR Gran Canaria (LF2)
2020/22: SPAR Gran Canaria (LF Endesa)