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All Africa Games 2007 - Women Basketball



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ALL-AFRICA G. Standings
Group A
1. Angola 3-1
2. Mozamb. 3-1
3. DRCongo 2-2
4. Algeria 2-2
5. Ivory C. 0-4
Group B
1. Nigeria 5-0
2. Senegal 4-1
3. Kenya 3-2
4. Tunisia 2-3
5. Mali 1-4
6. Zimbabwe 0-5

ALL-AFRICA G.
Final Standings
1. Senegal
2. Nigeria
3. Angola
4. Mozamb.
5. Kenya
6. Algeria
7. Tunisia
8. DRCongo
9. Ivory C.
10. Mali
11. Zimbabwe
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  Senegalese National Team 2007 - Jul. 31, 2007 



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4 Fatou Dieng (166-G-85) of EBE Promociones P.D.V. Santa Eulalia (ESP)
5 Meme Paya of Jaraaf
6 Ndeye Sene (-88) of Saint Louis Basket Club (88)
7 Adama Diakhate (-83) of Clube Universitario Dakar
8 Diodio Diouf (170-G-84) of Esperance Sportive Pully (SUI)
9 Salimata Diatta (178-F-81) of Keckemeti KC (HUN)
10 Astou Traore (182-F/C-81) of ASPTT Charleville-Mezieres (FRA)

11 Anta Sy (-75) of Clube Universitario Dakar
12 Awa Doumbia (182-F-79) of Jeanne d'Arc de Dakar
13 Magatte Sarr (-86) of Clube Universitario Dakar
14 Jeanne Senghor (191-C-82) of Temple-sur-Lot (FRA)
15 Bineta Diouf (186-C/F-79) of Basket Landes (FRA)
Head Coach: Maguette Diop


   Senegal are crowned as champions at All-Africa games - Jul. 23, 2007 
Final
Senegal - Nigeria 60:46
Senegal revenged for the only loss in All-Africa Games they suffered in the third round of the competition and handled Nigeria in the title decider. Nigeria entered the game with a perfect record and hoped to extend it but Senegal were full of their own ambitions.
Nigeria had a slight advantage in the first quarter and outscored Senegal 15:13. But it never threatened Senegalese team and they punched back in the second frame. Senegal speeded up their offense and left Nigeria behind 37:28 at halftime.
Both teams tried not to make mistakes in the third quarter which resulted in a slow pace and defence dominating on the court. Nigeria took a a narrow edge 9:8 in the quarter but still trailed. Nigeria needed a strong performance in the fourth frame to revive the intrigue however Diodio Diouf (170-G-84) and J Senghore paced Senegal and maintained the lead. Nigeria never managed to get close enough for a strike and surrendered the title.
J Senghore led Senegal with 13 points and 6 rebounds. Diodio Diouf nailed 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for the winners. Abolanle Sanni had 15 points and 8 rebounds for Nigeria. Joyce Ekworomadu (175-G/F-86) added 12 points in defeat.
Nigeria outrebounded the champions 40:38, but struggled from the field. They converted 32% of field goals, while Senegalese players shot 40%.

Senegal: J Senghore 13 points, Diodio Diouf 12
Nigeria: Abolanle Sanni 15, Joyce Ekworomadu 12.



  The action rounds up at All-Africa Games  - Jul. 22, 2007 
7th-8th spot
Tunisia - DR Congo 75:67
Tunisia completed their participation at All-Africa Games with a win. They defeated DR Congo to finish the tournament at the 7th spot.
The teams played a close basketball at the start of the game. They ended the opening quarter tied at 21. Tunisia came strong in the second frame as they limited DR Congo to 7 points and spurred ahead to a 41:28 lead at halftime.
DR Congo tried to change the course of the game in the third stanza when Ilda Rosada helped her side outscore Tunisia 23:21. DR Congo had some fierce attempts to climb bac into this one but Tunisia held on to the lead and celebrated a tough victory at the end.
Maha Chelly (-82) netted 17 points for Tunisia. Mouna Kherifi nailed 15 points for the winners. Ilda Rosada replied with 14 points for DR Congo. Mangongo Nelly provided 12 points and game-high 17 rebounds in defeat.
DR Congo had an obvious advantage under the rims outrebounding their opponents 50:31. However they lacked accuracy from free throw line converting just 50% and hit no three pointers. Tunisia knocked down 47% of field goals and scored 8 long range attempts.

Tunisia: Maha Chelly 17 points, Mouna Kherifi 15
DR Congo: Ilda Rosada 14, Mangongo Nelly 12+17 boards.

5th-6th spot

Kenya - Algeria 78:67
Kenya managed to overcome hosting Algeria in the battle for the 5th spot at All-Africa Games. A huge second half performance from Kenya players resulted in a confident win.
Algeria got to a better start as the home crowd cheered them up. They outscored Kenya 18:13 in the opening frame and continued to dominate in the second. The gap grew to 32:26 at halftime and it seemed that Algeria where en route to clinch the 5th place at the tournament. However Kenya emerged strong in the second half and thrashed Algerian defence. Kenya basketballers produced 29 points in the third quarter to surge ahead and never looked back on the way to the win.
Kenya had 5 players scoring in double digits. Josephine Owino (184-C-83) had 18 points and 14 rebounds to pace the team. H Indasi added 14 points for the winners. Kenza Gheroumi chipped in game-high 23 points for Algeria. Rachida Belaidi (-79) poured in 15 points in defeat.
Kenya outreabounded the home side 48:30. They also limited Algeria to just 37% of field goals hitting 53% themselves.

Kenya: Josephine Owino 18+14 boards, H Indasi 14
Algeria: Kenza Gheroumi 23, Rachida Belaidi 15.

Bronze medal game
Angola - Mozambique 53:43
Angola completed their All-Africa Games campaign with a win over Mozambique. This victory put them on pedestal as they claimed the Bronze medals. Angola dominated the first and fourth quarters to celebrate success at the end of this one. They cruised through the tournament with just a single loss to Senegal in the semifinal.



  Senegal will take on Nigeria in All-Africa Games basketball final - Jul. 21, 2007 
Nigeria - Mozambique 57:46
Nigeria defeated Mozambique in the second semifinal of All-African Games in Algeria. Nigeria lost no games earlier in the tournament and actually entered this semifinal as favorites. They however lost the opening frame 12:13 and had to play a catch up for some time in the second quarter. But by the end of the second frame Nigeria were ahead 27:23 and never looked back from now on. They outscored Mozambique 18:10 in the third quarter and easily secured a win at the end.
Nigeria will now take on Senegal in the tournament decider tomorrow. Mozambique will play versus Angola for the Bronze medals.

Nigeria: Abolanle Sanni 13 points, Ugochukwu Oha (193-C-82, college: George Washington) 11+10 boards
Mozambique: Deolinda Gimo (189-C-87) 11, Aleia Rachide (184-F-85) 11

Senegal - Angola 71:49
Senegal posted a spectacular performance in the semifinal against Angola to book thier title game ticket. Angola who entered the semis with a perfect record hoped to for a positive outcome. However Senegal did not give them a trace of chance en route to the victory.
Teams started the game bravely and exchanged the shots throughout the first quarter. Senegal appeared to be more accurate and secured a narrow lead 18:16. In the second quarter the game turned into a defensive battle with no team rushing ahead. Senegalese players adjusted better to the tempo and limited Angola to only 6 points in the second frame. They were up 30:22 at halftime and never stopped after the break. The gap kept on growing and Senegal extended it to 43:31 after three quarters. Angola's defence collapsed in the final stanza allowing Senegal to drop 28 points and celebrate a confident victory.
Diodio Diouf (170-G-84) produced 17 points for Senegal. Khady Diakhate contributed 15 points for the winners. Irene Guerreiro (-70) nailed 12 points to lead Angola. Sonia Cardoso provided 10 and 5 boards in a defeat.
Senegal will now take on Nigeria in tomorrow's final.

Senegal: Diodio Diouf 17 points, Khady Diakhate 15
Angola: Irene Guerreiro 12, Sonia Cardoso 10.



  All-Africa Games hit quarterfinal stage - Jul. 20, 2007 
Angola - Tunisia 72:47
Angola team cruised past Tunisia en route to the semifinal of the All-Africa Games in Algeria. Angola posted their 5 straight win at the tournament and successfully booked their semifinal ticket.
Tunisia tried to stay close in the openign frame and trailed by only 4 points after it 17:21. However in the second quarter favourites put on aggressive defence and limited options for Tunisia. Angola easily extended the advantage to 40:29 at halftime. Tunisia simply could not find the way to overcome Angola's defence and bogged in it committing numerous mistakes. The gap widened to 55:39 after three quarters and Angola completed the task in the fourth.
Angola dominated the boards 34:20. They also converted 54% of field goals comparing to 45% from Tunisia. Tumba Vicente led the team with 14 points for Angola. Nacissela Mauricio added 12 points and 6 rebounds in a win. Mouna Kherifi scored game-high 19 points for Tunisia. Maha Chelly (-82) produced 10 points as Tunisia stepped out of the title race.
Angola is scheduled to play in the semis tonight.

Angola: Tumba Vicente 14 points, Nacissela Mauricio 12
Tunisia: Mouna Kherifi 19, Maha Chelly 10.


Mozambique - Kenya 82:62
Mozambique National team played strongly in the center of the quarterfinal against Kenya to ensure the win and the semifinal birth. A spectacular team effort of Mozambique players resulted in a overwhelming dominace and a confident win at the end.
Kenya however led early in the game. They nailed 24 points to secure a 4-point lead after the first frame. But Mozambique reacted quickly and stun Kenya in the second quarter. Mozambique held their opponents to 9 points and grabbed a 44:33 advantage at halftime. Kenya suffered another massive blow right after the break as Mozambique won the third frame 31:12 to clear off for good. As the starters were sidelined in the final stanza Kenya managed to win it 17:7 but it had little impact on the outcome.
Ana Azinheira (156-G-80) dropped 19 points to pace Mozambique. Carmen Gimo added 15 points for the winners. Josephine Owino (184-C-83) scored 15 points and pulled down 5 boards for Kenya. Volinet Wanyama netted 13 points in a loss.
Mozambique converted 60% of field goals limiting Kenya to just 42%. They also outrebounded the opponents 24:22.

Mozambique: Ana Azinheira 19 points, Carmen Gimo 15
Kenya: Josephine Owino 15, Volinet Wanyama 13.


Algeria - Senegal 49:75
Algeria were not able to beat the forecasts and overcome one of the main basketball forces in Africa Senegal in the quarterfinal battle yesterday. Senegal dominated the game and deservedly won the fixture advancing to the semifinal.
Senegalese team gave no chance for the home side winning all four quarters of the encounter and demonstrating a spectacular piece of basketball. They got to a better start and led 13:7 after the opening frame. Algeria posted a stronger second quarter but still trailed by 7 points at halftime 19:26. Senegalese players emerged from the third quarter winning already 46:32. Algeria simply surrendered at the final stanza allowing Senegal to drop 29 points. Senegal celebrated a confident win and advanced into the semifinal.
Astou Traore (182-F/C-81) delivered 18 points and 6 rebounds for Senegal. Awa Doumbia (182-F-79) scored 15 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Kenza Gheroumi replied with 11 points for Algeria. Aicha Bouderra chipped in 9 points in defeat.
Algeria lost the fight under the rims 29:43. They also shot just 31% from the field, including 48% from free throw line. Senegal converted massive 50% from beyond the arc.

Algeria: Kenza Gheroumi 11 points, Aicha Bouderra 9
Senegal: Astou Traore 18, Awa Doumbia 15.


Nigeria - DR Congo 52:35
Nigeria continued their winning ways at the All-Africa Games in Algeria. They posted the 4th consecutive win at the tournament and made it through to the semifinal yesterday. DR Congo became the victims of an impressive defensive basketball from Nigerian team.
The defending champions Nigeria dominated the game from the start as they established an early 16:11 advantage. DR Congo had a momentum in the second quarter when they capitalized on Nigerian losing the touch from the field and tied the game 22:22 at halftime. But the second half put it all back for the Tigeress. They turned on full court pressure and disabled DR Congo offense. Congo struggled to maintain the distance and allowed Nigeria to run away to a 38:28 lead after three quarter. They also did not manage to perform any sort of comeback in the final stanza falling short at the end.
Nigeria remained in the race to defend their title and will now play in the semis tonight. Ugochukwu Oha (193-C-82, college: George Washington) and Joyle Ekworomadu nailed 10 points apiece to pace Nigeria. Sunday Udoka contributed 8 points and 16 boards for the winners. Pauline Akonga was the topscorer for DR Congo with 8 points and 6 boards. Mangongo Nelly had 7 points and 8 boards in a losing effort. Nigeria had a massive edge under the rims as they outrebounded their opponents 57:36. They also limited DR Congo to just 25% of field goals.

Nigeria: Ugochukwu Oha 10 points, Joyle Ekworomadu 10, Sunday Udoka 8+16 boards
DR Congo: Pauline Akonga 8, Mangongo Nelly 7.


  Day 5 of All African games - Jul. 18, 2007 
Angola - Algeria 53:42
Angola recorded their 4th win at All-Africa Games yesterday. They drove past hosting Aleria 53:42 to hand them the second loss at the tournament.
Angola ensured a narrow lead after the opening quarter 13:12. They capitalized on numerous mistakes of Algerian offense and rolled to a 27:21 advantage at halftime. Angola played a solid basketball never allowing the home side to come any closer. They maintained the dominance throughout the third quarter and won it 16:13. Putting themselves at a comfortable distance Angola nevertheless did not stop and remained alert in the fourth frame limiting Algeria to 8 points and celebrating an impressive 53:42 victory.
Nassecela Mauricio netted 14 points and pulled down 9 boards for Angola. Irene Guerreiro (-70) nailed another 11 points for the winners. Soraya Aissani chipped in 12 points in a losing effort. Samira Ferragh had 8 points and 7 boards for the home side.
Despite having outrebounded Angola 38:34 Algeria struggled from the field knocking down just 33% of their shots.
The victory saw Angola imrprove to 4-0 record on top of the standings and they enter the classification round as favourites. Algeria fell to 2-2 record and start the qualifiers today.

Angola: Nassecela Mauricio 14 points, Irene Guerreiro 11
Algeria: Soraya Aissani 12, Samira Ferragh 8.

Tunisia - Zimbabwe 92:71
Tunisia bounced back after a stunning loss to Senegal in previous round and outscored Zimbabwe on Day 5 of action in Algeria. The faced little obstacles on the way to their second win at the tournament yesterday. Tunisia grabbed an early lead 20:8. They continued to dominate on the court and outscored Zimbabwe 27:17 in the second quarter to establish a comfortable 47:25 advantage at halftime.
Zimbabwe tried to come back in the third quarter but was not able to limit Tinisia scoring ability and had to surrender 22 points. This meant Tunisia piled up an unassailable 69:44 gap entering the final stanza and eased to an overall win. Zimbabwe outscored them 27:23 in the fourth quarter but had to face the 5th straight loss at the tournament.
Mouna Kherifi topscored for Tunisia with 29 points. Fatma Barkallah added 20 points, 7 boards and 4 assists in a win. Fadzai Mabasa (170-G-83) (170-G-83) had 16 points, while Helina Nyagato (169-G-81) scored 14 points for Zimbabwe. Sibongile Mkandla ripped down 17 rebounds in a losing effort.
Zimbabwe outrebounded the winners 47:32 but converted no three pointers and lacked accuracy from the charity stripe with 55%.
Tunisia improved to 2-3 record, while Zimbabwe remained at the bottom of the ladder with 0-5. The classification round is scheduled to start today.

Tunisia: Mouna Kherifi 29 points, Fatma Barkallah 20
Zimbabwe: Fadzai Mabasa 16, Helina Nyagato 14.

Cote d'Ivoire - DR Congo 45:48 Cote d'Ivoire suffered their fourth consecutive loss at All-Africa Games in Algeria. This time they were beaten by another underdogs DR Congo 45:48 yesterday. Both teams started the game quite carefully and neither of them got to dominate the game. DR Congo led by just a single point after the opening frame 13:12. A defence remained a major factor in the second quarter as DR Congo held their opponents to only 4 points and created a 24:16 lead at halftime.
Cote d'Ivoire bounced back after the break. They found the key to a tight Congolese defence and outscored them 22:10 in the third quarter. Cote d'Ivoire players entered the final stanza leading by 38:34 and maintained the gap at the start of the fourth frame. But once again defensive effort from DR Congo team was well rewarded at the end. They kept Cote d'Ivoire scoreless at the dying stage of the game and celebrated a tough 48:45 victory at the end.
Pauline Akonga (-82) and Mangongo Nelly nailed 12 points apiece to lead DR Congo team. Jolie Yabuka provided 8 points and 9 rebounds in a win. Cote d'Ivoire replied with 20 points from Mariame Djoura. Masso Diomande netted 11 points in a losing effort.
Cote d'Ivoire dominated under the rims with 35 rebounds but converted just 31% of field goals.

Cote d'Ivoire: Mariame Djoura 20 points, Masso Diomande 11
DR Congo: Pauline Akonga 12, Mangongo Nelly 12.

Senegal - Kenya 69:45
Senegal was impressive on Day 5 of action at All-Africa Games basketball competition. They easily overcame strong Kenya side to record their 4th win at Algeria. Kenya meanwhile lost their second consecutive game and worsened the record.
The teams performed a very close basketball in the opening frame and Senegalese side took a narrow edge late in the stanza 14:12. Things got better for Senegal in the second quarter when they managed to mount a 32:23 lead at halftime. The real pressure turned on for Kenya in the third frame when Senegal put on some aggressive defence and limited them to just 6 converted points. Kenya did not withstand the blow and never came back into this one. Senegal completed the job in the last quarter and easily sealed a 69:45 victory.
Astou Traore (182-F/C-81) nailed 17 points for Senegal. Awa Doumbia (182-F-72) added another 15 points for the winners. Josephine Owino (184-C-83) was the only Kenya player to score in double digits as she poured in 12 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Caroline Arato (-73) secured another 9 points in a loss. Senegal shot solid 50% from the field and 67% from free throw line.
Senegal and Kenya will play in the quarterfinals that tip off tomorrow.

Senegal: Astou Traore 17 points, Awa Doumbia 15
Kenya: Josephine Owino 12, Caroline Arato 9.

  Action rolls in All Africa Games Basketball competition - Jul. 17, 2007  Algeria - Cote d'Iviore 69:64
Algeria celebrated the second win at All-Africa Games in Alger. The hosts prevailed in the third frame to come back from behind and succeed. Cote d'Ivoire grabbed an early lead as they won the opening quarter 22:19. Algeria tried to cut the deficit but Cote d'Ivoire held on to the advantage and surrendered just a single point. They ensured a 36:34 gap at halftime.
The home side rebounded in the third quarter and cheered up by the local fans managed to surge ahead. They limited their opponents to just 9 points and established a 51:45 lead. Cote d'Ivoire tried hard to save the encounter in the final frame but Algeria performed some tough defence and sealed a 69:64 victory at the dying stage of the game.
Kenza Gheroumi nailed 19 points in a win. Rachida Belaidi (-79) had 14 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists to pace Algeria. Mariame Djoura netted game-high 20 points for Cote d'Ivoire. Stephanie N'Garsanet added 15 points and 10 boards in a losing effort.
Cote d'Ivoire outrebounded the hosts 48:37 but lacked accuracy converting just 35% of field goals.
Algeria improved to 2-1 record and will play versus Angola today. Cote d'Ivoire fell to 0-3 record and will seek for their first win against DR Congo later tonight.

Algeria: Kenza Gheroumi 19 points, Rachida Belaidi 14
Cote d'Iviore: Mariame Djoura 20, Stephanie N'Garsanet 15+10 boards.
Mozambique - DR Congo 60:48
Mozambique needed a day at rest to come back striking. After a perfect start to All-Africa Games they suffered a sour loss to Angola two days ago 46:48. But yesterday the fans saw a victorious squad that left no chances to DR Congo. An impressive defence in the opening quarter limited DR Congo to just 6 points and lifted Mozambique to a 12:6 lead. They maintained the gap in the second quarter and finished it 26:18 ahead. DR Congo had a spark in the third frame when they outscored their opponents 19:17 to keep the striking distance. However Mozambique were not about to give this one up. They put on their aggressive defence and sealed the win at the end.
Ana Azinheira (156-G-80) topscored for Mozambique with 14 points. Mohamed Rodrigues posted another 10 points for the winners. Ida Ilda Rosada provided 13 points for DR Congo. Pauline Akonga (-82) ensured another 11 points and 6 boards in a losing effort.
Mozambique were confident from free throw line converting 80%.
Mozambique improved to 3-1 record and faces Cameroon today. DR Congo takes on Cote d'Ivoire in the next round.

Mozambique: Ana Azinheira 14 points, Mohamed Rodrigues 10
DR Congo: Ida Ilda Rosada 13, Pauline Akonga 11+6 boards.

Senegal - Tunisia 77:55
Senegalese team had a successful outing on Day 4 of All-Africa Games in Algeria. They managed to overcome Tunisia 77:55 to gain their third victory at the tournament.
Senegal proved the difference early in the game and recorded 22:16 advantage after the opening frame. They continued to roll and easily secured the lead at halftime 39:29. Tunisia never performed any kind of come back as they consequently lost next two quarters. Senegal showed stability holding Tunisia to 13 points in three frames.
Diouf topscored for Senegal with 22 points and 10 boards. Astou Traore (182-F/C-81) added 19 points and 7 rebounds in a winning effort. Tunisia replied with 13 points from Fatma Zagrouba (-82). Thouraya Adsi (-82) provided another 9 points in a defeat. Senegal dominated merely every aspect of game. They outrebounded Tunisia 37:29 and shot more accurately from the field. Senegal converted 55% of field goals and 68% of free throws. Tunisia struggled from the charity stripe knocking down just 42%.
Senegal will next take on Kenya in the last encounter of the preliminary round. Tunisia plays against Zimbabwe today.

Senegal: Diouf 22+10 boards, Astou Traore 19+7 boards
Tunisia: Fatma Zagrouba 13, Thouraya Adsi 9.

Mali - Zimbabwe 97:61
Mali cruised past Zimbabwe on Day 4 of All-Africa Games in Algeria. It was the first win for mali team at the tournament. An aggressive offense from Mali left virtually no chances for Zimbabwe team. They did not manege to prevent the attacking basketball from Mali and had to fight back a 25:15 gap after the opening frame. Mali however never slowed down and posted another 26 points in the second quarter to ensure a 51:29 advantage at halftime. They actually did not give up a single frame and easily secured another victory at the tournament. Aminata Sininta (185-C-85) paced mali with 29 points and 21 rebounds. Adama Sissoko (-91) added 20 points and 14 boards for the winners.
Fadzai Mabasa (170-G-83) produced 18 points in a losing effort. Ailexandra Maseko (183-C-89) delivered 12 points for Zimbabwe. Mali outrebounded Zimbabwe 50:38 and shot more accurately from the field 55%. Zimbabwe also struggled from free throw line converting just 51%.
Mali takes on Nigeria today. Zimbabwe meanwhile fell to 0-4 record and will battle Tunisia later tonight.

Mali: Aminata Sininta 29+21 boards, Adama Sissoko 20+14 boards
Zimbabwe: Fadzai Mabasa 18, Ailexandra Maseko 12.

Nigeria - Kenya 57:51
Nigeria spoiled a perfect Kenya record yesterday handing them the first loss at the tournament. Nigeria were able to survive a desperate late come back from Kenya team to post their fourth victory.
The teams were all levelled after the opening frame 15:15. But Nigeria surprised the opponents with a stunning 22:7 surge in the second and cleared off to a 37:22 lead at halftime. Kenya however held on to it and gradually gained control of the game. They won the third quarter 13:12 and rushed ahead in the fourth. A tight defence allowed them to limit Nigeria to just 8 points in the final stanza and cut the deficit to 5 points. But Nigeria survived a late threat and celebrated a tough win at the end.
Chioma Udeaja (192-F/C-84) and Sunday Udoka netted 14 points apiece to lead Nigeria. Izidor Enjoli added 11 points for the winners. Rose Ouma (178-G/F-84) provided 12 points for Kenya. Josephine Owino (184-C-83) had 10 points and 7 rebounds in a defeat.
Nigeria dominated the boards pulling down 37 rebounds. They also converted 44% from the field and 70% from the charity stripe.
Nigeria faces Mali in the last encounter of preliminary round. Kenya takes on Senegal today.

Nigeria: Chioma Udeaja 14 points, Sunday Udoka 14
Kenya: Rose Ouma 12, Josephine Owino 10.


  Day 2 Games: Lucky Kenya - Jul. 13, 2007 ;
Local Algerian team did not impress in their first game as they were defeated by Mozambique 46-56
Ambitious Tunisia was close to make a big surprise as they lost to Nigeria just by 2 points.
Kenya got another lucky day. On day 1 they edged Tunisia by 2 points, while on day two they got another close victory (58-52) against Mali.
Angola, Mozambique, Kenya, Senegal and Nigeria still undefeated.

Group A
Angola - Ivory Coast 51-39 (Mauricio 14, Guerreira 13 - Djoura 15, Diabate 10)
Algeria - Mozambique 46-56 (Belaidi 10, Aissani 9 - Azinheira 18, Junior 8)

Group B
Senegal - Zimbabwe 75-37 (Diouf 17, Dioumba 15 - Mkandla 11, Nyagato 8)
Kenya - Mali 58-52 (Wanyama 15, Arato 10 - Sininta 16, Adisatou 14)
Nigeria - Tunisia 56-54 (Joyce Ekworomadu (175-G/F-86) 21, Udoka 9 - Adsi 12, Zagrouba 10)



  Day 1 Games: Top 4 teams already known - Jul. 12, 2007 
There are obvious differences between the levels of participating teams. Senegal, Mozambique, Nigeria and Angola are way better than their opponents.
It seems the medals will be redistributed among these teams. However let's wait for local Algerian team, which will play their first game tomorrow.

Group A
Ivory Coast - Mozambique 39-63
Angola - DR Congo 74-58 (Guerreiro 15, Guimaraes 10 - Longomo 16, Yabuka 8)

Group B
Kenya - Tunisia 58-56 (Ouma 15, Wanyama 14 - Adsi 12, Chebli 9)
Nigeria - Zimbabwe 85-55 (Oha 18, Ekworomadu 18 - Mucucuti 15, Nyagato 14)
Mali - Senegal 56-94 (Sissoko 13, Sininta 10 - Traore 16, Diouf 13)

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