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Nottingham Wildcats have confirmed the additions of GB juniors Rebecca Dwomoh and Lilly Annim to their 2020-21 WBBL.
The duo join academy product Shaniya Rose in providing depth to the squad with the Wildcats also bringing back Siobhan Prior, Tia Freeman, Chelsey Shumpert, Jasmine Joyner and Simone Costa.
Dwomoh arrives following several years in Spain and was also selected as a participant at the cancelled 2020 Hoopsfix All-Star Classic.
“After working with Becky in the past I’m excited to help her grow this year in Wildcats colours,” said head coach Kenrick Liburd. “Her ability to rebound the ball and her high basketball IQ will serve her well in the WBBL league.”
Meanwhile, Annim has previous WBBL experience having spent the last two years with BA London Lions with 23 league appearances, and now makes the switch to the Wildcats.
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🚨WBBL PLAYER ANNOUNCEMENT🚨 The Wildcats are pleased to welcome @gbbasketball youth international @lilly.annim to the @wbblofficial squad after 2 years playing with the London Lions. 😺 Scholar athlete Lilly is also studying and playing at @ntusport earning her undergraduate degree 📚. . 🗣 @liburdk had this to say about Lilly…"I'm pleased to be working with Lilly again. Excited by the understanding and experience she brings after being a starting forward in the WBBL for London Lions. Her ability to rebound and defend will fit well into the way we play. Happy that she chose to continue her career in Nottingham rather than go to the US". . 😺 Welcome to the Wildcats Lilly! ➡️ Swipe across to find out why Lilly made the move to the Wildcats. . . #britishbasketball #nottssport #nottinghamwildcats #nottsbasketball #wbbl #wildcatsfam #familyfirstmentality #bbcnottinghamsport
The Wildcats academy opened the WEABL season with victory over Sheffield on Wednesday and the Senior side open the WBBL Cup against Newcastle Eagles on Saturday.