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February 2020
17 Amanda Zahui (SWE), RUS vs SWE
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Zahui to lead from the front as Sweden reveal roster

STOCKHOLM (Sweden) - Amanda Zahui will lead her country at the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Ostend after Sweden confirmed their final roster for the event.

Bidding to make it to their first ever Olympics, the WNBA star will carry the main burden of expectation and particularly after the way she was dominant at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.

Zahui will continue to be the focal point, although play-caller Marco Crespi will also be reliant upon the classy sister act Elin and Frida Eldebrink. They will use their experience in the backcourt to get some points on the board and come up with clutch plays.

Sweden roster for FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Farhiya Abdi Binta Drammeh Elin Eldebrink Frida Eldebrink
Nathalie Fontaine Louice Halvarsson Paulina Hersler Kalis Loyd
Klara Lundquist Regan Magarity Ellen Nystrom Amanda Zahui

Elsewhere on the roster,  fans will be excited to see if both Kalis Loyd and Regan Magarity can build on their impressive displays last year. Loyd was superb in using her energy and skills to help Sweden grab a ticket to the Qualifiers, while Magarity posted an encouraging major tournament debut in the paint.

With TTT Riga winger Binta Drammeh also in excellent form in EuroLeague Women and center Louice Halvarsson with bags of know-how, Sweden will be a dangerous unit as they pursue what could be the most amazing moment in their history if they grab their maiden Olympic spot.