Open LFB Basket and the City 5 after-match commentsLeah Metcalf is a new player to the French league. She played in Sweden last season.
She said that Bourges Basket was a tough team, very physical and tall. She felt that they did okay for the first game but they had be more solid in the future.
Nwal-Endéné Miyem was asked at the Open LFB after-match press conference if she thought that it was a bad sign for the rest of the season the way the game went.
She reminded everybody that two seasons ago they had a tough match at the Open LFB but still had a good season.
She went on to explain that games at the Open were always tough and that Toulouse were out to deliver a message to the other teams in the league which was that they were here.
She finished off by saying that there is nothing to worry about despite the Toulouse comeback, that everything was under control and it was then back to work to improve for the rest of the season.
Paoline Salagnac who joined Bourges this season from Mondeville said that Open LFB matches were special and playing against newly promoted teams were always tough.
These teams had nothing to lose when they came up from the lower leagues and they took their chances. The win was all that was important from this match and that was attained. They had to go back afterwards to the drawing board and work on improving for the next match.
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