Cuban Women’s Basketball Team Home After Big Win

Team Cuba wins a ticket to next year’s World Championship.

HAVANA TIMES – The women’s basketball team arrived on Sunday to Havana following the FIBA Americas Championship of the Americas held in Xalapa, Mexico, where they qualified in first place for the upcoming 2014 World Championship in Istanbul.

“Of course this victory (79-71 over Canada in the finals) fills us with great joy. We are fit to be tied,” the Cuban Yamara Amargo, voted player of the tournament, told Jit Online.

Besides Cuba, also qualifying for the World Championship were Canada and Brazil.