Naignouma Coulibaly, 1.91m malienne post player with french passport, has signed with Uni Girona, currently in 2nd position in Spanish top league, until the end of the 2016-17 season.
Naignouma Coulibaly reutrns to the club with whom she was Finals MVP in last year Liga Femenina after playing in the first half of this season for turkish club Samsun Canik, where she has averaged 10.4 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
Naignouma arrived to France as a young player
and played for different clubs (Toulouse, Pleyber Christ, Landes) from 2006
In the 2011-12 season and after averaging 12.8
points and 12.8 rebounds at Pleyber Christ (2010-11), Naignouma signed with USO
Mondeville, averaging 7.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in French League and
8.7 points and 10.2 rebounds in 25 minutes per game in FIBA Cup.
In the 2012-13 season, Naignouma Coulibaly stayed
in USO Mondeville averaging 10.2 points and 9.4 rebounds in 22 minutes per game
in French League and 8.1 points and 7.3 rebounds with 11.3 efficiency in 21
minutes per game in Euroleague.
Naignouma shines in Euroleague with 21 points
and 21 efficiency in 25 minutes against CCC Polkowice, 12 points and 17
efficiency in the win against USK Praha and 9 points 18 rebounds and 27
efficiency against Galatasaray and 8 points 14 rebounds and 24 efficiency in
the return game against Galatasaray.
In the 2013-14 season, Naignouma signed with
Arras, averaging 12.1 points 13.4 rebounds and 17.2 efficiency per game in
French top division, being by far the best rebounder in the championship (4
rebounds per game more than the next player) and the second best player in the
whole league in efficiency.
Among her best games, 28 points 17 rebounds and
+42 efficiency against her former team Mondeville, 20 points 16 rebounds and 27
efficiency against Angers or 17 points 25 rebounds and 29 efficiency against
Naignouma Coulibaly has played for Mali NT
during all these years, averaging double double on a constant basis in World
and African Championships.
In the 2014-15 season, Naignouma Coulibaly
signed in Hungary with DVTK Miskolc, averaging 12.7 points 13.7 rebounds and
+25.8 efficiency per game in FIBA Cup and 12.7 points 10.3 rebounds and +19.9
efficiency in 26 minutes per game in Hungarian League with 63% from the filed.
Miskolc reached the final of the Hungarian Cup
and Coulibaly was the competition MVP and also the best rebounder in the whole
In the summer of 2015, Naignouma played the
African Championship where she led her national team with 9.9 points and 9.9
rebounds per game. In addition to that, the Malian player was the fourth best
rebounder of the tournament.
In the African Championship, Naignouma excelled
against Mozambique with 17 points and 13 rebounds and against Gabon with 15
points and 7 rebounds.
In the 2015-16 season, Naignouma signed with
Spar Citylift Uni Girona, reaching the Spanish League Final and averaging 9.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and +13.8
efficiency in 22 minutes per game while also playing the Euroleague and averaging 8.5 points
and 7.2 rebounds per game in 20 minutes per game
Naignouma was the MVP of the Spanish League Finals
and had the best field goal percentage (64.2%) while also being the 7th
best rebounder of the competition.
In Liga Femenina Naignouma has shone against
Mann Filter with 20 points, 10 rebounds and +21 efficiency, against Campus
Promete with 19 points, 12 rebounds and +32 efficiency and against CREF with 19
points, 10 rebounds and +24 efficiency.
In Euroleague, Naignouma had an
extraordinary game against the Russian powerhouse Ekaterinburg with 18 points,
12 rebounds and +22 efficiency and against Orenburg scored 16 points, grabbed
13 rebounds and finished with +16 efficiency.
In the 2016-17 season, Naignouma Coulibaly signed
with Samsun Canik in Turkey and averaged 10.4 points and 8.5 rebounds
per game in League and 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 19 minutes per
game in Eurocup.
African Championship in Youndé
(Cameroon) -15: 9.9ppg 9.1rpg T2:57.9%
Spanish Liga Femenina Finalist,
Spanish Liga Femenina Final MVP,
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