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First Day Schedule
Group A
Nigeria 50% Sep.8 Ivory Coast
DR Congo 50% Sep.8 Mali
Group B
Angola 50% Sep.8 Uganda
Cent.Africa 50% Sep.8 Morocco
Group C
Guinea 50% Sep.8 Rwanda
Tunisia 50% Sep.8 Cameroon
Group D
Senegal 50% Sep.8 S.Africa
Mozambique 50% Sep.8 Egypt
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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. DRCongo 0-0 
 2. Ivory Coast 0-0 
 3. Mali 0-0 
 4. Nigeria 0-0 
Group B
 1. Angola 0-0 
 2. C.Africa 0-0 
 3. Morocco 0-0 
 4. Uganda 0-0 
Group C
 1. Cambodia 0-0 
 2. Guinea 0-0 
 3. Rwanda 0-0 
 4. Tunisia 0-0 
Group D
 1. Egypt 0-0 
 2. Mozambique 0-0 
 3. S.Africa 0-0 
 4. Senegal 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Gorgui DIENG
  SEN
  (211-C-90)
  Avg: 22.6
 1. Dieng, SEN22.6 
 2. Xavier, USA19.6 
 3. Matos, POR18.8 
 4. Diabate, IVO18.4 
 5. Kouguere, CGO18.0 
 6. Harath, ALG16.9 
 7. Oguchi, NGR16.6 
 8. Kourodu, MOR16.6 
 9. Mendy, SEN16.3 
 10. Zouita, MOR15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Gorgui DIENG
  SEN
  (211-C-90)
  Avg: 14.9
 1. Dieng, SEN14.9 
 2. Mascarenhas, CPV10.0 
 3. Lawal, NGR9.0 
 4. Chikoko, ZIM8.8 
 5. Almeida, CPV8.4 
 6. Marei, EGY8.4 
 7. Sebirumbi, USA7.8 
 8. Grebongo, CAF7.6 
 9. Aminu, NGR7.3 
 10. Ben Romdhane, TUN7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Xane DALMEIDA
  SEN
  (181-PG-83)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Dalmeida, SEN7.4 
 2. Khalfi, MOR6.0 
 3. Diabate, IVO5.8 
 4. Almeida, CPV4.4 
 5. Xavier, USA4.0 
 6. Matos, MOZ3.8 
 7. Dieng, SEN3.7 
 8. Benzegala, USA3.7 
 9. Kamal, EGY3.4 
 10. Kante, MLI3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Destin DAMACHOUA
  CAF
  (185-G-86)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Damachoua, CAF3.6 
 2. Essono Mve, GAB3.0 
 3. Diabate, IVO2.8 
 4. Matos, MOZ2.8 
 5. Almeida, CPV2.8 
 6. Amin, EGY2.4 
 7. Akanda-C., CAN2.4 
 8. Boundou, GAB2.0 
 9. Maturure, ZIM2.0 
 10. Harras, MOR2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Vitalis CHIKOKO
  ZIM
  (207-F/C-91)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Chikoko, ZIM3.2 
 2. Mejri, TUN2.5 
 3. Lasme, GAB1.8 
 4. Dieng, SEN1.3 
 5. Aminu, NGR1.3 
 6. Moreira, ANG1.3 
 7. Oraby, EGY1.3 
 8. Almeida, CPV1.2 
 9. Sene, SEN1.2 
 10. Mascarenhas, CPV1.2 
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