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July 2018
13 Olga Cozonac (MDA), 5 Irina Rudaia (MDA), 8 Maria Terzi (MDA), 6 Fiiama Troian (MDA), 7 Iulia Bejenaru (MDA), 23 Anabella Theresa De La Chica (GIB)
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Gibraltar upset Moldova, join Malta in the Final

ANDORRA LA VELLA (FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2018, Division C) – Malta and Gibraltar booked a date in the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2018, Division C title duel after securing Semi-Final wins in Andorra la Vella on Saturday evening.

Having completed the Group Phase without a defeat, Malta extended their winning streak with a 52-44 triumph over the tournament hosts Andorra, with Kristy Galea collecting 16 points and 7 rebounds in a winning effort.

Anthea Micallef and Michela Zammit Cordina also entered double-digit territory for Malta, while Andorra's Julia Marquez Tomas finished the contest with a game-high 21 points and 7 rebounds.

In the other Semi-Final, the lower-seeded Gibraltar clipped Moldova 57-41 with a powerful second-half performance to get revenge for the defeat in the Group Phase. After outscoring their Moldovan rivals 19-3 in the third quarter and 34-11 in the last two quarters combined, the Gibraltarian side cruised to an easy win despite entering the second half of play with a 30-23 deficit.

Marta Perez Castro had a team-high 14 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals, while teammate Mireya Benitez Lopez chipped in with 13 points for Gibraltar. On the other end of the floor, Maria Timbalari had a 13-point and 16-rebound double-double for Moldova.

The two Finalists, Gibraltar and Malta, already faced each other once in the Group Phase, with the Michela Zammit Cordina-led Maltese side coming out on top, 77-53, in a one-sided game.