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African Champions Cup 2012 - Men Basketball


Play-Off bracket1


   
African Champions Cup Final Standings
1. 1 De Agosto
2. Petroleos
3. Al Ahly
4. Al Ittihad
5. Libolo
6. ES Sahel
7. Manga BB
8. ABC
9. Kano Pillars
10. MBC
11. Mazembe
12. Espoir
African Champions Cup Standings
Group A
1. Libolo 5-0
2. Al Ittihad 4-1
3. ABC 3-2
4. Manga BB 2-3
5. MBC 1-4
6. Espoir 0-5
Group B
1. Petroleos 5-0
2. 1 De Agosto 4-1
3. ES Sahel 3-2
4. Al Ahly 1-4
5. Kano Pillars 1-4
6. Mazembe 1-4


Season 2012
All Games
List of Players


Carlos Morais named MVP
(Photo: fibaafrica.com)


Primeiro win its eigth title (Photo: fibaafrica.com)

Desportivo 1. De Agosto Luanda 2012
Mario Leonel Palma Mario Leonel Palma Palma
Reggie Moore
Moore
Armando Costa
Costa
Mario Correia
Correia
Joaquim Gomes
Gomes
Felizardo Ambrosio
Ambrosio
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
8  Moore Reggie 203 (6'8'') PF 81 USA
5  Costa Armando 192 (6'4'') G 83 Portugal Angola
 Correia Mario 189 (6'3'') G 78 Cape Verde
10  Gomes Joaquim 200 (6'7'') C/F 80 Angola
9  Ambrosio Felizardo 202 (6'8'') F 87 Angola
11  Machado Francisco 205 (6'9'') F/C 81 Portugal Angola
 Abraao Filipe 194 (6'5'') F 79 Angola
4  Santos Hermenegildo 192 (6'4'') G 90 Angola
13  Almeida Carlos 193 (6'4'') G/F 76 Angola
7  Manuel Islando 192 (6'4'') F 91 Angola
15  Coelho Agostinho 198 (6'6'') F 90 Angola
6  Baza Adilson 185 (6'1'') C 86 Angola
 Monteiro Gerson 192 (6'4'') F/G 73 Angola
14  Lutonda Miguel 185 (6'1'') G 71 Angola
Head Coach: Mario Leonel Palma


afrobasket.com All-African Champions Cup Awards 2012 - Dec 14, 2012

All-African Champions Cup 1st Team 2012
#s#
Carlos Morais
Morais
Armando Costa
Costa
Olimpio Cipriano
Cipriano
Torrington Cox
Cox
Tarek El Ghanam
El Ghanam
#e#5

MVP: Carlos Morais (193-G-85) of Petroleos Angola
Best Guard: Carlos Morais (193-G-85) of Petroleos Angola
Best Forward: Torrington Cox (201-F-85) of Al Ittihad Egypt
Best Center: Tarek El Ghanam (211-C-78) of Al Ahly Egypt
Best Coach: Paulo Macedo of 1 De Agosto Angola

1st Team
G: Armando Costa (192-83) of 1 De Agosto Angola
G: Carlos Morais (193-85) of Petroleos Angola
F: Olimpio Cipriano (194-82) of Libolo Angola
F: Torrington Cox (201-85) of Al Ittihad Egypt
C: Tarek El Ghanam (211-78) of Al Ahly Egypt



African Champions Cup: 1 De Agosto triumph in Angolan Final - Dec 8, 2012


1 De Agosto- Petroleos 80:69

1 De Agosto triumph in Angolan Final at the African Champions Cup. They overcame Petroleos 80:69 for the first place at the tournament.
Petroleos won the first appearance at the group stage and started the game with 17-16. 1 De Agosto meanwhile won the rest of the quarters. They posted 20-17 in the second frame and led 2 points at the halftime. Moreover they won the third period 16-13 and ended up with 28-22 in the last stanza.
Reggie Moore (203-PF-81, college: ORU) top-scored for the winners with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Carlos Almeida (193-G/F-76) canned 15. Joaquim Gomes (200-C/F-80, college: Valparaiso) and Cedric Isom (188-G-84, college: E.Texas Baptist) delivered 11 each, whilst Adilson Baza (185-C-86) posted 10. Carlos Morais (193-G-85) and Parfait Bitee (188-G-85, agency: Interperformances, college: Rhode Island) replied with 23 points in the losing effort, while Leonel Paulo (197-F-89) had 8.
1 De Agosto made 44 Rebounds versus 33 from the opponents. Both teams made the total of 10 assists in the game.

1 De Agosto: Reggie Moore 23+10 rebs, Carlos Almeida 15, Joaquim Gomes 11, Cedric Isom 11, Adilson Baza 10
Petroleos: Carlos Morais 23, Parfait Bitee 23, Leonel Paulo 8


Day 4 Round Up - Dec 4, 2012


Petro de Luanda and Libolo remain unbeaten in the tournament, while the Egyptian Al Ahly met his first victory. On match of the day, Primeiro Agosto beat ES Sahel of Tunisia and is closer to confirm second place in Group B.

By winning ES Sahel by 79-63, Primeiro Agosto finally gave an air of grace. Joaquim Gomes (200-C/F-80, college: Valparaiso) with 24 points and 10 rebounds, showed his quality, having taken from Armando Costa with 13 points and 4 assists, an excellent help from the guard spot. The Tunisian team, defending champion, is now far from repeating the feat.

Petro had a hard day, beating Kano Pillars by 80-77. Paulo Barros (195-F-89), with 17 points, was the top scorer of the Angolans, while the Nigerian international Stanley Gumut (197-F-86) was the man of the match with 21 points.

Libolo continues to rotate his players, slamming Mongomo, this time, by 71-59. Olimpio Cipriano, with 19 points, was the leader of the Angolans, while the Spaniard Miguel Montaana, even physically diminished, did a double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds.

Note also the first victory for Al Ahly, who won the 76-63.Islam Aly, with 16 points, was the best scorer of the match versus Mazembe.

Find match stats, here.


Day 3 Round Up - Dec 3, 2012


Petro de Luanda is now alone on top of Group B by beating ESS by 70-69, while Libolo kept the lead in Group A after beating Manga by 73-65.

Emotion was high in the big game of the third day of competition in the African Champions Cup. The ESS dominated the first half but with a fabulous third period, Petro confirmed their good moment and won. Carlos Morais (193-G-85), with 26 points, and Leonel Paulo (197-F-89), with 12 points and 10 rebounds, were highlighted. On the Tunisian side, Andry Smith with 17 points and 5 assists, was the most valuable player.

Libolo continued a victorious run, after defeating the Gabonese Manga. The Angolan team was so much better than Manga in the earlier periods, that it allowed to rotate the team and give rest to some of its most influential men. Tommie Eddie (201-F/C-82, college: Mississippi) scored 16 points in just 18 minutes and Mutu Fonseca stood out with 9 points and 11 rebounds. Ombango Darlyse with 17 points, was the Manga top scorer.

Also noteworthy was the victory of Primeiro Agosto, by 88-63, against Mazembe. Kikas with 17 points, was the player who contributed the most for this victory.

In other matches, especial note the victory of ABC over Mongomo, which puts the Cote d'Ivoire team in the fight for second place in Group A. The home team has been struggling, with news of the hospitalization of their best player, Spaniard Miguel Montaana, due to a virus that has made him lost six kilograms since the competition began.

Find matches stats, here.


Day 2 Round Up - Dec 3, 2012


Three Angolan wins marked the second day of competition in the African Champions Cup.

Primeiro Agosto reached their first victory against Kano Pillars of Nigeria, a team that created a lot of difficulties during the first two periods, but which eventually give way to a more powerful side by 78-70. Reggie Moore (203-PF-81, college: ORU) with 21 points and 4 rebounds, was the man of the match.

Libolo was the team that faced a more complicated opponent, Ettehad of Egypt. In a very balanced game, the Angolan team marked the distance in the second period. With a final victory by 77-74, Libolo can be thankful of the 33 points and 7 rebounds made by Tommie Eddie, a real monster in Malabo Pavilion.

At the end of the day, Petro eventually had the easiest mission, as they defeated Al Ahly by 80-58.

The surprise of the day turned out to be a defeat for the home team, Mongomo, by 58-65, with Manga of Gabon.

Find match stats, here.


Day 1 Round Up - Dec 3, 2012


Atletico Petroleos de Luanda hit it big in the final phase of the African Champions Cup beating Primeiro Agosto1, 86-80, in the first day of competition. Carlos Morais (193-G-85) with 26 points and 5 out of 9 from beyond the three-point line, was the player in evidence, with the Atletico Petroleos de Luanda team collectively overcoming the great display of Reggie Moore, who scored 32 points and won 6 rebounds.

The other Angolan team in the tournament, Recreativo Libolo, also entered winning in the race, beating ABC of Cte d'Ivoire by 78-62. Olimpio Cipriano with 19 points and 4 assists, was the man of the match.

In other matches, the Ettehad of Egypt, the ESS of Tunisia, the ASB Mazembe of Congo and the home team, the Mongomo Equatorial Guinea, have proved their favoritism.

Find games stats, here.



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