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Afrobasket2019: Angola reach 5th position

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:21 - Sports

Luanda - The national senior women's basketball team ranked fifth in the Afrobasket2019, which is taking place in Dakar (Senegal), beating their Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) counterparts on Saturday by 68-48, improving the previous sixth position.

  • Afrobasket2019: Angola reach 5th position

Italee Lucas, with 18 points and 2 rebounds, was the best on the field in a match in which the Angolan side were at a disadvantage (21-24).


This is Angola's second win by a significant 20 points difference from Angola over the DRC after the group stage (69-49).


Egypt took seventh place after a 62-58 victory over Cote d'Ivoire, placing the Ivorians in eighth place.


Sunday is scheduled the match Mozambique-Mali for third place at 4:30 pm, while host Senegal will play the final with Nigeria from 7 pm.