Praia, Nov 30 (Inforpress) – The national basketball team of Cabo Verde was just three points away from avoiding defeat (101-98) against Uganda this Sunday, in a game for the third round of the first phase of Group E qualification for Afrobaslet 2021, played in Egypt.
At Ittihad Stadium, in Alexandria, Cabo Verde returned to show its abilities, this time in the third and last game of this first round, but the Ugandans were stronger on the field, as shown by the 26-25, 26-18, 22-33 and 27-22.
Cabo Verdean international Joel Almeida was the best player in the Blue Sharks, with a personal record of 24 points, four rebounds and an assist.
The title of the MVP (Man of the Match) was, however, for the Ugandan Ishmail Wainright with 36 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and two steals.
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