Tag: Kim Mestdagh

Belgian Players Abroad

Power Ranking: Belgian Female Players Abroad

1) Emma Meesseman (UMMC – RUS D1): 64.8 rtpg2) Kyara Linskens (Enisey – RUS D1): 56.6 rtpg3) Hind Ben Abdelkader (Hatay – TUR D1): 43.6 rtpg4) Julie Allemand (Lyon – FRA D1): 40.9 rtpg5) Antonia Delaere (Nantes – FRA D1): 36.4 rtpg6) Kim Mestdagh (Flammes – FRA D1): 35.4 rtpg Emmanuella Mayombo (Keltern – GER…

National Teams

Belgian Cats make history

After defeating Sweden with the 53-61 final score our Belgian Cats have qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and thus make history. It’s becoming a habit for this golden generation of Belgian Cats. After an exciting Qualifying Tournament in front of their home-crowd in Ostend, the Cats have managed to qualify for the Olympics for…

National Teams

Belgian Cats another step closer to the Olympics

Simply amazing! No other words can describe this battle between Japan and our Belgian Cats. In a game that offered pretty much everything a basketball game has to offer our Belgian Cats showed again why they truly belong at the highest stage as they got the 92-84 win. If you didn’t thoroughly enjoy this game then…

National Teams

Belgian Cats tip off Olympic Qualifiers with a loss

Rough.One word which sums up this opening game of our Belgian Cats against Canada. The very physical approach of Canada halted the usual fluid offense of our Cats and after the opening half the low score of 30-23 stood on the scoreboard in advantage of Canada. A highly misleading score as our Cats really had been off…

Belgian Players Abroad

Washington Mystics crowned WNBA champions

They’ve done it! Emma Meesseman and Kim Mestdagh have become the second and third Belgian players to capture the coveted WNBA Championship trophy (after Wauters did it before them) as last night they helped the Washington Mystics to the 89-78 victory in GAME 5 of a thrilling series. Meesseman was again a major factor in the…

Belgian Players Abroad

Belgian Players Abroad – Female Edition

Throughout the season we will also keep our eyes on women’s basketball and we’ll regularly report on the performances of all the Belgian Players Abroad. For the women abroad we have the following players: * Emma Meesseman (Washington – USA WNBA / UMMC Ekaterinburg – Russia D1)* Kim Mestdagh (Washington – USA WNBA / Flammes – France…

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Belgian Cats qualified for EuroBasket 2019

Cheered on by a sold-out gym in Kortrijk our Belgian Cats defeated the Czech Republic to qualify for EuroBasket 2019. Despite a slow and nervous start our Cats were able to get back in the game in the 2nd quarter, led by star-player Emma Meesseman who scored and dished out assists like nobody’s business and at the half our…

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Belgian Cats defeat Germany on their road to EuroBasket 2019

In their EuroBasket 2019 qualification game against Germany this evening our Belgian Cats came away with the 58-77 victory. The Cats (without injured Julie Allemand) were led by the duo Kim Mestdagh (17 pts, 9 rebs & 4 asts) & Emma Meesseman (28 pts, 2 rebs, 3 asts & 3 stls), while Hanne Mestdagh chipped in with 11 pts…

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Kim Mestdagh signs with Cukurova Basketbol

After her spectacular World Cup Tournament, Kim Mestdagh has now signed in Turkey with Cukurova Basketbol. Previously Mestdagh has played for Salamanca (Esp), Yakin Dogü (Tur), Charleville-Mézières (Fra), Castors Braine (Bel), Walloon 3 (Bel), Zamarat (Fra), Colorado State University (Usa) & Blue Cats Ieper (Bel). Good luck Kim in this new challenge!