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Canada sink Japan to take a podium step for first time
UDINE/CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI (FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017) - Canada are celebrating their best-ever finish at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup after beating Japan to third place on Sunday.
Canada completed their historic moment with a 67-60 victory as they denied their opponents a maiden medal.
Laeticia Amihere excelled with 13 points and 10 rebounds after going 6 of 7 from the floor, while Canada also hit buzzer-beaters at the end quarters one, two and three to stay on the front foot.