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Cote d'Ivoire select preliminary roster for FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 Qualifiers
The Abidjan regional qualifier marks Cote d'Ivoire's first major event since they saw Nigeria clinch Zone 3' ticket for the FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2015.
Three players - including Mamiky Cisse, Salimata Berte and Edwige Djedjemel - were part of the team that finished seventh at FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique.
|Cote d'Ivoire preliminary roster for FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 Qualifiers|
|Salimata Berte||Irene Bognini||Yasmine Camara||Mamiky Cisse|
|Mariam Coulibaly||Fatou Dembele||Massita Dembele||Massandje Diaby|
|Edwige Djedjemel||Fatoumata Doumbia||Marina Ehounou||Mariam Kamate|
|Grace Koffi||Safiatou Kolga||Solange Kologo||Biba Konkobo|
|Abiba Kone||Awa Kone||Mariam Kone||Amandine Kouakou|
|Mariamn Kouyate||Stephanie Lago||Bertine Plo||Fatou Traore|
|Karidja Traore||Setou Yabre|
From May 9-14, Cote d'Ivoire will do battle against Benin and Burkina Faso in chase for the only ticket on offer for Zone 3 teams for the Final Round to be held in Mali in September.