Interclub basketball club of Angola Saturday emmerged champions of the 17th Fiba Afrique club championship for women after defeating First Bank of Nigeria 81-55 points at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National stadium Lagos.
The victory blighted the proud record of the Elephant Girls in a competition they won in 2003.
Vincente Asirid Tumb scored twenty two points for the victorious Interclub and her contribution was not in vain as she helped the Angolan club to win the week-long tournament.
The competition which had Inter Club of Angola, Kenya Port Authority, GD Maculosso club, First Bank, First Deep Water and INJS (CMR) saw First Deep Water win the losers final after outscoring Maculosso 66-57
In a post match chat with press men coach Dos Santos of Maculosso Basketball Club expressed satisfaction with the wonderful display of his team, after coming 4th in the competition.
Coach Aderem Adewunmi of First Bank and star player, Sadiq Rashedat explained that the team lost due to lack of concentration and exposure among the players.
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