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Eighthfinals are all set in Tunisia - Aug 25, 2015


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Group B
Senegal - Angola 74-73
Antoine Mendy (199-F-83, agency: GAgency) tipped the ball in at the buzzer and Senegal escaped with a narrow victory over Angola in Group B action. Senegal therefore claimed 3-0 record on top of the ladder. Angola finished second at 2-1 record. Gorgui Dieng (211-C-90, college: Louisville, agency: Wasserman Media) stepped up with 24 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Angola jumped to an 18:14 lead after ten minutes. Senegal bounced back taking a 37:33 halftime lead. Angola stormed back in charge in the third period. They recorded a 59:50 advantage heading into the fourth quarter. But Senegal pulled within striking distance and Antoine Mendy delivered the key bucket to seal the win. He finished with 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Carlos Morais (200-G-85, agency: SIG) responded with 19 points and 5 rebounds for Angola. Braulio Morais (190-G-90) had 14 points in the loss.

Morocco - Mozambique 82-85
Mozambique claimed the first victory at the AfroBasket. They overcame Morocco for the first win in Group B. Pio Matos (185-G-90) scored 23 points to lead the winners. Morocco recorded a 29:19 lead after the first period. But Mozambique turned things round in the next quarters. They unloaded 66 points in the next periods and raced to the victory. Augusto Matos (186-PG-90, agency: Slan Sports) had 17 points for the winners. Soufiane Kourodu (211-C-85, agency: ANR Sports Management) responded with 21 points and 11 rebounds for Morocco.

Group D
Algeria - Ivory Coast 74-81
Ivory Coast clinched the second position in Group D. They edged Algeria for 2-1 record. Mouloukou Souleyman Diabate (181-PG-87, agency: Beo Basket) stepped up with 26 points and 6 assists to pace the winners. Algeria recorded a 42:37 halftime lead. They boosted the margin at 7-point mark at the final break. But Ivory Coast responded with a strong 28:14 rally in the fourth term and sealed the winning outcome. Didier Tape (197-F-81) had 15 points for Ivory Coast. Mohamed Harath (198-F-90) responded with 27 points and 14 rebounds for Algeria.

Zimbabwe - Cape Verde 65-76
Cape Verde recorded the third straight victory in Tunisia. They knocked down Zimbabwe to clinch the top position in Group D. Mario Correia (189-G-78, college: Bryant) and Jeffrey Xavier (189-PG-85, college: Providence, agency: You First) delivered 18 points apiece for the winners. Cape Verde accounted for a 38:36 halftime lead. Cape Verde went on a 24:16 rally in the third term to secure a 10-point lead at the final intermission. Cape Verde limited Zimbabwe to just 13 points in the fourth frame and raced to the win. Dimitry Akanda-Coronel (197-SG-92) notched 17 points for Cape Verde. Tatenda Maturure and Eric Banda (198-F-84) responded with 12 points apiece for Zimbabwe.  



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African Championships Standings
Group A
 1. Nigeria 2-1 
 2. DRCongo 2-1 
 3. Mali 2-1 
 4. Ivory Coast 0-3 
Group B
 1. Morocco 3-0 
 2. Angola 2-1 
 3. C.Africa 1-2 
 4. Uganda 0-3 
Group C
 1. Tunisia 3-0 
 2. Cameroon 2-1 
 3. Rwanda 1-2 
 4. Guinea 0-3 
Group D
 1. Senegal 3-0 
 2. Egypt 2-1 
 3. Mozambique 1-2 
 4. S.Africa 0-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ikechukwu DIOGU
  NGR
  (204-C/F-83)
  Avg: 22
 1. Diogu, NGR22.0 
 2. Benoit, CMR21.8 
 3. Djambo, MLI17.0 
 4. Kante, MLI15.3 
 5. Odoch Opong, UGA15.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR15.0 
 7. Kabasele, COD14.8 
 8. Iroegbu, NGR14.8 
 9. Conde, GUI14.7 
 10. Kabangu, RWA14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Makram BEN ROMDHANE
  TUN
  (204-PF-89)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Ben-Romdhane, TUN10.5 
 2. Benoit, CMR9.3 
 3. Diogu, NGR8.7 
 4. Sidibe, MLI8.3 
 5. Djimrabaye, CAF7.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR7.0 
 7. Shonganya, COD6.8 
 8. Dieng, SEN6.8 
 9. Bamba, IVO6.7 
 10. Akindele, NGR6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Ike IROEGBU
  NGR
  (188-G-95)
  Avg: 5
 1. Iroegbu, NGR5.0 
 2. Kabongo, COD4.8 
 3. Toti, IVO4.7 
 4. Hannah, SEN4.3 
 5. Gasana, RWA4.0 
 6. El-Mabrouk, TUN3.8 
 7. Niang, SEN3.5 
 8. Enabu, UGA3.0 
 9. El Gamal, EGY3.0 
 10. Njoya, CMR3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Mahamadou KANTE
  MLI
  (192-G-92)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Kante, MLI3.3 
 2. Gasana, RWA3.0 
 3. Kabongo, COD2.8 
 4. Benoit, CMR2.0 
 5. Cipriano, ANG2.0 
 6. Sidibe, MLI2.0 
 7. Mbamalu, NGR1.8 
 8. Bamba, IVO1.7 
 9. Diabate, IVO1.7 
 10. Conde, GUI1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Herve KABASELE
  (208-C-96)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Kabasele, COD2.8 
 2. Kambuy, COD2.5 
 3. Sidibe, MLI1.0 
 4. Diallo, GUI1.0 
 5. NDiaye, SEN1.0 
 6. Akindele, NGR0.8 
 7. Najah, MOR0.8 
 8. Choua, MOR0.8 
 9. Ndoye, SEN0.8 
 10. Prinsloo, RSA0.7 
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