Belgium basketball

Belgium U16 payers at the 2012 European Championship

To follow Belgium basketball it is simple, type the name Christian Detroz in your search engine. His site is the number one source for information about women's basketball from Belgium in the French language.

Yet three years ago, he closed the site down for a few months because of lack of interest and sponsorship (donations). Fortunately for Belgium basketball his love for the sport was such that he could not keep away for long.

Today the site is completely changed and provides a lot more multi-media functions including a web-tv service.

Last season with the help of local partners streamed a number of games from the EuroCup Women.

This season (2012-13) already his site has streamed games from the Belgium opening day (6 games in one day) and have produced video reports from some of the games from round 2.

Some French interest in the Belgium league

When Isis Arrondo left Tarbes last season (2011-2012) she signed for Royal Castors Braine, who were bottom of the Belgium League at the time. She was joined at the club by Soana Lucet who had not been playing at Arras.

Their exploits in the Belgium league was followed in France, and the club that looked set for relegation picked themselves up and survived the Belgium play-down series.

This season Lucet is still at Royal Castors Braine while Arrondo is back in France and under contract with Nantes-Rezé.

Audrey Salvi, a former French youth international and Bourges Basket academy product is playing for Belfius Namur Capitale this season. Salvi who is in her 5th season in Belgium will play in the EuroCup Women for the first time in her career.

After three years at illkirch-Graffenstaden (SIG) in LF2, the time has come for Chloé Westelynck (in picture) to taste Belgium basketball.

A product from the French basketball academy at INSEP, she has joined Spirou Monceau Charleroi. Westelynck is also be able to put into practice what she learned in the STAPs programme as she is involved in training one of the youth teams.

Westelynck is joined at the club by former Spanish youth international Celia Menéndez.

On the other hand, there are also players in the Belgium championship that have recently played in the French league (LFB): Marjorie Carpréaux, Kirby Copeland, Erika Davis, Natacha Doppee, Sara Leemans and Anda Nedovic.

Visit our 2012-2013 Ligue Féminine de Basket section

Visit our home page
Visit our "What's New" page

picture credits:

Date created: 09 October 2012

Like this page / Aimez cette page

New! Nouveau!

Comment in the box below on what you have just read! Laissez un commentaire ici!
Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

Join us on facebook Join us on facebook RSS

Recent Articles

  1. Fighting for survival, keeping on track for play-offs

    Mar 30, 15 04:34 PM

    While COB Calais and Hainaut Basket are fighting against relegation with Calais winning their third match this season in round 23 against Charleville-Mézières, Hainaut Basket take the victory in round…

    Read More

  2. LFB round 21: March madness starts with a bang

    Mar 17, 15 09:49 AM

    March madness means schedule changes, Bourges eliminated from ELW, Villeneuve qualify for ECW final while Calais win a regular season game in the LFB./COB Calais n'est plus la lanterne rouge.

    Read More

  3. LFB round 20: Good performances and absent friends

    Mar 10, 15 06:06 AM

    Some LFB teams are not so good when their overseas players are injured giving a chance to their opponents to win./Des blessures à ses joueuses clés handicappent des formations.

    Read More

  4. LFB round 19: Welcome back Miss Go as play-off picture takes shape

    Feb 23, 15 07:10 PM

    Émilie Gomis is back in the LFB, this time for Toulouse. Arras are the big losers of round 19./Le retour de Miss Go et la malchanche de Arras sont les nouvelles de la 19e journée.

    Read More

  5. LFB round 18: Stats do not lie

    Feb 10, 15 04:43 AM

    In the LFB round 18 accuracy in the shot selection made you win the game. / Une meilleure adresse au tir mène au succès.

    Read More

Links for LFB season 2012-2013

  1. Season statistics for all the players
  2. LFB statistics - Category leaders
  3. LFB team rosters - Effectifs: LFB
  4. 2013 Post-season articles
  5. Weekly reports and articles
  6. Players: One on One
  7. Open LFB 2012
  8. LFB team roster changes