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Division I Standings
 1. 1 De Agosto 9-0 
 2. ASA 5-2 
 3. Petro de Luanda 5-2 
 4. Libolo 4-1 
 5. Interclube 3-1 
 6. Marinha 3-5 
 7. Vila Clotilde 3-5 
 8. Lusiada 3-6 
 9. Helmarc 2-6 
 10. Recreativo 0-9 
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Division I Round 5: Petroleos beat Marinha by one after a very close game - Apr 8, 2017


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What a coincidence that all visitors won their games.

Fifth-ranked Marinha (7-13) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked Petroleos (16-5) on Saturday. The visitors from Luanda managed to secure only one-point victory 82-81. However their fans expected easier game. Petroleos maintains second place in I with 16-5 record having just fourteen point less than leader ASA. Marinha at the other side keeps the fifth position with 13 games lost. Petroleos' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Luanda to the arena 1 De Agosto.
Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Luanda: 1 De Agosto (#3) and Interclube (#4). Interclube was defeated at home 72-77 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. Defending champion maintains third place in I with 16-5 record having just fourteen point less than leader ASA. Interclube at the other side keeps the fourth position with 12 games lost. 1 De Agosto's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Luanda Petroleos.
Division I top team - Libolo (21-0) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they beat sixth ranked Progresso (7-13) 82-64. Libolo maintains first place in I with 21-0 record. Loser Progresso keeps the sixth position with 13 games lost. Libolo will meet at home Marinha (#5) in the next round. Progresso will play against Interclube and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 5
In I bottom-ranked Lusiada beat Vila Clotilde on the road 81-74.

Places 1-6
Marinha - Petroleos 81-82

Fifth-ranked Marinha (7-13) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked Petroleos (16-5) on Saturday. The visitors from Luanda managed to secure only one-point victory 82-81. However their fans expected easier game. Petroleos maintains second place in I with 16-5 record having just fourteen point less than leader ASA. Marinha at the other side keeps the fifth position with 13 games lost. Petroleos' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Luanda to the arena 1 De Agosto.
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Interclube - 1 De Agosto 72-77

Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Luanda: 1 De Agosto (#3) and Interclube (#4). Interclube was defeated at home 72-77 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. Defending champion maintains third place in I with 16-5 record having just fourteen point less than leader ASA. Interclube at the other side keeps the fourth position with 12 games lost. 1 De Agosto's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Luanda Petroleos.
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Progresso - Libolo 64-82

Division I top team - Libolo (21-0) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they beat sixth ranked Progresso (7-13) 82-64. Libolo maintains first place in I with 21-0 record. Loser Progresso keeps the sixth position with 13 games lost. Libolo will meet at home Marinha (#5) in the next round. Progresso will play against Interclube and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Places 7-9
Vila Clotilde - Lusiada 74-81

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when ninth ranked Lusiada (4-14) beat on the road 8th ranked Vila Clotilde (5-15) 81-74 on Saturday. Lusiada maintains ninth place in I with 4-14 record. Loser Vila Clotilde keeps the eighth position with 15 games lost. Lusiada will meet higher ranked ASA (#7) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Vila Clotilde will have a break next round.
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