Praia, June 8 (Inforpress) – Seven Stars started the Santiago South regional basketball playoff final with a 77-67 victory over the two-time Cabo Verde champion Bairro on Wednesday night at the Vava Duarte sports hall.
The Bairro team were in the lead, having reached the half-time winning by 10 points, but the second half-time was decisive for the turnaround of Seven Stars, that part in advantage in the best of the five games to make the turnaround in the score.
The Seven Stars Tai player, referred to with one of the beautiful stars, highlighted the importance of starting the play-off of the final with a victory against the two-time champion, noting that the team started badly with failures in the defensive line, but his team found their basketball after regaining the pace.
He believes that winning the first game in this kinf of final can be decisive to catapult the players to a good performance in the next games, so that the team can reach its objective to conquer the championship.
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