Opals lost to France in World Cup prepartion
With under 2 weeks before the 2018 FIBA World Cup for Women tips off in Tenerife, Spain, the Australian Opals' preparations met some resistance in the form of world number three ranked France.
Tackling home side France for an exhibition game in Paris, the Opals took to the court minus star centre Liz Cambage, who has yet to join the team in Europe following the conclusion of her playoff campaign with the Dallas Wings in the WNBA. Despite a final quarter surge, the Opals could not overcome a horror 15-32 opening term to fall short 77-85.
Opals World Cup preparations stifled by French resistance