Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:15 - Updated Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:15
Basketball: 1º de Agosto, Petro play for National championship
Luanda - Ten days after Petro de Luanda's 92-88 triumph over 1º de Agosto on match four, the two clubs are again rallying on Saturday in the standout match of the senior Men's National Basketball Championship.
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Basketball - Match between 1º de Agosto and Petro de Luanda
Photo: Henri Celso
Playing for the 11th round (4th of the second stage), the match is scheduled for 6pm on the Victorino Cunha pavilion.
The 1º de Agosto, playing in their stronghold, will do everything to overcome the arch-rival, to leverage the motivational levels of the athletes, who have been overshadowed by Petro de Luanda team, in the last meetings, where in four encounters they won only one and lost three.
Both teams, who lead the championship, with 17 points each, are at their maximum strength, with 1º de Agosto already able to count on Eduardo Mingas, recovered from the injury that was causing him trouble. The winger joins Armando Costa, Felizardo Ambrósio, Islando Manuel in the alternatives to overcome his opponent.
In the Petro de Luanda, in addition to the usual services provided by Carlos Morais, Lionel Paulo and Olímpio Cipriano, the US player, Antwan Scott, who played a leading role in the past triumph, where he scored 16 points, made nine assistances and won two rebounds, as his "weapon".
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