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Mali players apologize for fighting; FIBA investigating

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By DOUG FEINBERG
AP Basketball Writer

SYDNEY (AP) — Two Mali players have apologized for fighting in the mixed zone following their loss to Serbia on Monday at the women’s World Cup. The scuffle between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou happened while they were walking through the postgame media area and was caught on film by Serbian media. Kourouma apologized on behalf of the pair after their loss to Canada on Tuesday. Both played. In the altercation, Kourouma threw a few punches at Dabou before their Mali teammates jumped in to break them apart. FIBA is investigating.

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