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Antibes land Mouphtaou Yarou - Sep 1, 2017


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Mouphtaou
Yarou
Sharks Antibes (ProA) tabbed 27-year old Beninese power forward Mouphtaou Yarou (204-116kg-90, college: Villanova). He has played for the last three years at Le Mans Sarthe Basket in the ProA. In 30 games he averaged 6.0ppg and 5.6rpg last season. Yarou helped them to make it to the cup final. He also played 16 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 8.3ppg and 5.6rpg.
Yarou has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2016.
Among other achievements his team won French Cup in 2016. Yarou received also Eurobasket.com All-French ProA 2nd Team award in 2016.
He has played also professionally in Serbia (Radnicki 1950 Kragujevac).
Yarou attended Villanova University until 2013 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball.
Let's have closer look into His outlook: A gifted forward with a throwback approach to the game ... Is an effective post-up performer and relentless rebounder ... Possesses an uncanny feel for the sport. Good hands and shooting touch.

Sharks Antibes roster for 2017-2018:

Guards:
Jerel Blassingame
Vincent Sanford
Tyler Harvey
Isaia Cordinier
Tom Wiscart_Goetz

Forwards:
Tim Blue
Max Kouguere
Paul Rigot
Nianta Diarra

Centers:
Jonathan Tornato
Mouphtaou Yarou

Coach: Julien Espinosa

By Eurobasket Data Center

Check also Complete Transfers List in France   




Nanzif
Indau-Chidjou
Montivilliers tab Nanzif Indau-Chidjou - 2 days ago
NM2 newcomer Amicale Laique Montivilliers inked 21-year old naturalized Beninese power forward Nanzif Indau-Chidjou (198-96). He played most recently at Union Venelles in NM3. Indau-Chidjou helped his team get promotion to NM2. He won NM3 in 2018. Indau-Chidjou has played previously for French team Saint Quentin. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France   [read more]
Ghana to depart for Benin tomorrow - 3 days ago
Ghana will compete in the upcoming FIBA 3X3 Championship at the sub regional level in Benin's capital, Cotonou due to take place on August 16 and August 17. The country will be represented in the Male and Female categories with four members for each team in the two day competition. Reports reaching Basketballghana.com indicates the Ghanaian entourage will leave for Benin early on Wednesday August 15. The competition is set to feature West African powerhouse and defending champion Nigeria,...   [read more]

Muusa Dama
Sorgues BC signs Dama just out of college - 13 days ago
MUUSA DAMA Sorgues BC (NM1) signed Beninese forward Muusa Dama (206-102kg, agency: Blacktop Management). He just graduated from E.Illinois (NCAA). As mentioned above Dama is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. He won NJCAA D1 District IV championship title in 2016. Dama could be described: An explosive high energy forward. Jumping bean. Very HIGH ceiling... Has only been playing basketball for 5 years which makes him an exciting prospect with great potential.    [read more]


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