Dongue came to Spanish basketball in March 2016, when he signed for Al-Qázeres. Coincidentally, her debut was in Mendizorrotza, a couple of months before the promotion to the Endesa Women’s League was achieved by both the women from Cáceres and those from Alava. Later, he has also played in Gernika, Girona and Campus Promete. In the Catalan club, she was proclaimed league champion and runner-up in the Queen’s Cup, in a few months she shared a dressing room with her next teammate Bea Sánchez.
In addition to these experiences in Spain, he has played on August 1 in Angola (2016/17), Cegled hungaró (2018/19) and in French Nantes this last year where he has averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds.
Together with Tamara Seda, she is the benchmark of her national team. In the last pre-Olympic he was in the ideal quintet of his group with 10’0 points, 5’3 rebounds and 2’3 assists.
After the setback suffered a few days ago in the composition of the team, Madelén Urieta is satisfied with the arrival of the African “She is a player who will give us many possibilities and versatility in the tactical structure of the team. His physique and rebounding ability, in addition to the way he fights for each ball, will give us a lot of presence and solidity in the game ”.
The Mozambican has chosen Kutxabank Araski “because of the organization and her characteristic style of the team with a fast game. And above all, for the fans ”. His link to the club is expected to be good and fast due to his seniority and knowledge of the competition. “It is a League that I know and I hope to return in a big way, helping the team to have a good season and achieve their collective goals.”
With Leia Dongue the squad of the sixth project of Kutxabank Araski in Endesa Women’s League closes, which will be made up of ten players: Izaskun García and María Asurmendi as bases; Katarina Zec, Julia Gladkova, Tanara Atkinson and Gracia Alonso de Armiño as exteriors; Laura Pardo, Bea Sánchez, Leia Dongue and Tamara Seda in the painting. This block will also have the participation of some young players from the First Division team and the Basque Junior League who will help in the training sessions.