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Bayangol Falcons wins first National Women’s Basketball Super League

By B.ODONTUYA

Bayangol Falcons became the first National Women’s Super League champion last Friday, beating their opponent Etugen SBL Khasyn Khugluud by a narrow score of 70:63.
Despite Etugen SBL’s relentless defense and offense in the first half, with a 17 point lead, Bayangol Falcons was able to overtake in the second half of the match.
Etugen SBL and Bayangol were in the lead with an even 2-2 scores before they faced off. The tournaments lasted over five months.
Bayangol Falcon’s D.Ganzul was awarded the Finals MVP, who finished with an average of 27.4 scores and 3.2 rebounds. The Season MVP award went to MUIS Leopard’s B.Bolor-Erdene, who scored an average of 24.8 points, 21.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists.
The Mongolian Basketball Association started the National Women’s Basketball League tournaments last December, with the aim to promote and support female basketball players. Also, it was the first time foreign players, namely Ashley Prim and Dee Dee Williams, competed in a Mongolian women’s major league competitions.
During the award ceremony, the judges named five starting lineups of the national league: SHUTIS Sharks’ Kh.Maijargal, Etugen SBL Khulguud’s B.Undrakh, Bayangol Falcons’ D.Ganzul, MUIS Leopards’ B.Bolor-Erdene, and Dornogovi Five Signs’ G.Enkhdelger.

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