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Basketball: 1º de Agosto defeat Petro and force sixth game

Thu, 16 May 2019 11:38 - Sports

Luanda - With 42 points from Emanuel Quezada, 1 º de Agosto defeated Petro de Luanda 101-100 at the Victorino Cunha pavilion on Wednesday, in the fifth game of the final of the national senior men's championship, being played in the best of seven matches playoff.

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By halftime 1º de Agosto had a 58-46 lead, but allowed the opponent to reduce at the end.

A minute before the end of the match, Carlos Morais, after a tied game for 99 points, put 1º de Agosto team in front of the score (99-100), but Petro conceded two more points and with only six seconds to play Petro’s Olímpio Cipriano missed two free throws.

1º de Agosto reduced the series to 2-3, forcing the sixth game, to take place next Friday, in Cidadela pavilion.