VALDIVIA (FIBA Americas Championship for Women) - One of the favorites to win the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship for Women, Brazil, had many problems to defeat Argentina at the start of Group A action in the tournament. They finally won the game 72-62 after they marked the difference at the final two quarters.
Iziane and Claudinha were the best figures for Brazil with good combinations and shots from long distance. Despite their good performance the defense imposed by Argentina never let the Brazilians play freely.
Iziane scored 22 points while Maria Gimena Landra led Argentina with 15 points.
Constanza I. Donoso Mora
María Eugenia Salines R.