Praia, Aug 8 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean women’s basketball team is already in Dakar, Senegal, to participate in Afrobasket 2019 in seniors starting this Saturday at Diamniadio, Dakar Arena.
According to FIBA Africa’s schedule, the Creole squad will share Group D with the national teams from Mozambique and Kenya, with their debut scheduled for Sunday, 11, against the Kenyans.
Cabo Verde will again climb the pavilion on Tuesday, 13, to play against the counterpart of Mozambique, with eyes set on the passage to the second phase.
The national coach, António “Zola” Moreira, said that the Cabo Verdean team traveled to Senegal prepared to overcome the initial phase first, but claiming to expect difficulties.
Group A: Senegal, Ivory Coast and Egypt.
Group B: Tunisia, Cameroon and Nigeria.
Group C: Mali, Angola and Congo.
Group D: Kenya, Cabo Verde and Mozambique.