Ouattara at Shooting Session Photo Courtesy: Real Betis

After marking his return to the hardwood by helping his team clinch an important win, Ghanaian born French International Player Yakuba Ouattara is expected to play this afternoon against Iberostar Tenerife.

Ouattara is set to play for Coosur Real Betis in the latest round of games in the Endesa Legue in Spain in his second game after returning from a near month long injury absence.

Ouattara returned after missing several games due to injury (ACB Photo / D. Ligero)

He helped Betis beat Gipuzkoa 74-62 by registering three points, two rebounds and a steal in nine minutes of action off the bench.

The veteran Shooting Guard missed four games after suffering a trabecular fracture of the external tibial plate; it was Betis’ second win in eight league games this season.

Coosur heads into the fixture ranked 15th in the 19 team standings with Tenerife ranked fifth after recording six wins in seven games played.

Ouattara scored 10 points against Joventut Photo Courtesy: Real Betis

In his first go around with the team and in the league, Ouattara is averaging eight points in 17 minutes and his efforts on the defensive side of the court has come in handy.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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