O Olive groves announced yesterday to hiring two more players for the senior women's squad 2019/2020.
Maria João Andrade, who represented CAD Coimbra in the last two seasons, is back at the home that saw her born for basketball… 20 years ago.
“It has been linked to many Olivais hits. In 2009 she was the district under-19 female champion, being the best scorer and highlight of Olivais in the Finals. In 2010 she was runner-up in the women's under-19 national championship, losing in the decisive game after extra time. Won the Women's Super Cup in 2009 in an emotional game in the Municipal Pavilion of Nelas, decided only after extra time. Was in European competitions EuroCup Women. It has been in the spotlight several times in the Women's League Championship at various times, ”the club said in a statement.
The other guaranteed player was Mariana Mendes, who played at Vagos last season.
Read full story in today's print edition, Wednesday, August 7, of Diário As Beiras