Cambage come­back

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

STAR cen­tre Liz Cambage has been in­cluded in the Aus­tralian women’s bas­ket­ball squad for a three- game se­ries against Ja­pan next week, where she is ex­pected to re­turn to the court nine months af­ter rup­tur­ing her Achilles.

The 23- year- old Cambage, who missed last year’s world cham­pi­onships, is push­ing for se­lec­tion for next month’s Olympic qual­i­fy­ing se­ries against New Zealand.

Aus­tralia coach Bren­dan Joyce on Mon­day said: “It’s a bonus to have her avail­able for the se­ries against Ja­pan, but the fo­cus is to have her on court against New Zealand – we’ll ease her into it.”

Cambage was con­tracted to the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock when she was in­jured in an ex­hi­bi­tion against the United States in Paris last Septem­ber.

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