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Afrobasket’2019: Cabo Verde loses with Egypt (43-76) and accumulates the second defeat in three games

Praia, Jul 9 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde’s Under-16 men’s squad placed their second defeat in Afrobasket’2019 on Monday night against Egypt by 43-76 in the “Vává Duarte” Sports Pavillion, in match for the third round of Group A.

The national team failed badly in the first period (04-22), but had a great recovery in the second and third time to win, by 14-13 and 18-16, respectively.

It is certain that the North Africa team returned to increase in the fourth and last period in which put the “placard” in its favor with an enlightened one 07-25. With this result, Cabo Verde suffered the second snub in three games, while Egypt added to its three matches against Nigeria, Angola and Cabo Verde.

In the first game of this group, also held at the same night, the Angola national team reached its first victory, after two games, when it defeated to Algeria by 53-73. Already for Poule B, Guinea-Conakry  won Rwanda 63-47, while Mali defeated Ivory Coast 65-57.



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