The video was the delight of social networks, much less of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Monday, when the Malians had just been eliminated from the World Cup basketball, a fight broke out between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou under the astonished eyes of the Serb Sasa Cado, then in interview.
” We learned of an altercation between the players of Mali in the mixed zone after the Serbia-Mali match. Following this incident, FIBA has opened an investigation. Once the investigation is completed, FIBA will decide on any applicable disciplinary action. FIBA said in a statement.
For its part, the Malian team apologized on Monday on social networks via its leader Touty Gandega: ” I want to clarify that this is not the image we wanted to convey, really not. God knows we get along well and there is unfortunately a skid that we would have liked to avoid! We would like to apologize to the Malian people and to the African people. »