WNBA: Sweden’s Farhiya Abdi Selected By Sparks With 13th Pick
BRISTOL, Conn. –
Sweden’s Farhiya Abdi was selected with the 13th overall pick in the second round of the WNBA by The Los Angeles Sparks this afternoon in Bristol Connecticut.
The 20-year-old Abdi(08 Stockholm), who is currently playing in Czech Republic for Czech’s Frisco Brno was also a member of the team that finished fourth at the Summer Universiade in 2011 .
-nominated for FIBA Europe’s Young Player of the Year award 2011.
-voted European M.V.P. (under 16 – European Championships)
-won a Swedish championship with 08 Stockholm
-named Sweden’s forward of the year 2010
-won all-star honors at the U-20 European Championships ‘B’
- Euroleague with Frisco Brno.
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