EuroBasket: GB's women beat Macedonia in qualifier

Great Britain won their second qualifier for next year's EuroBasket tournament with an emphatic 78-53 victory away to Macedonia.

GB's EuroBasket qualifiers

  • 8 June: beat Belgium 56-49 (H)
  • 11 June: beat Macedonia 78-53 (A)
  • 15 June: Lithuania (A)
  • 18 June: Belgium (A)
  • 22 June: Macedonia (H)
  • 25 June: Lithuania (H)

Forward Temi Fagbenle led the way with 15 points as GB built upon their 56-49 win over Belgium in their first match.

GB took a firm grip in the second quarter with 16 unanswered points and were 39-19 ahead at half-time.

They stayed comfortably in front, and are well-placed with away trips to Lithuania and Belgium to follow.

Fagbenle was ably supported by 11 points from Lauren Thomas-Johnson, 10 from Eilidh Simpson and eight points and 11 rebounds from Azania Stewart.