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Results and Stats from Day 5 in Tunisia - Aug 24, 2015

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Group A
Nigeria - Tunisia 59-70
Tunisia outgunned Nigeria for the third straight victory in Group A. Salah Mejri (217-C-86, agency: Comsport) stepped up with 24 points and 7 rebounds to lead the winners. Tunisia got to a flying start. They grabbed a 22:13 lead after ten minutes. Tunisia used a 20:12 run in the third term to record a comfortable 17-point lead at the final intermission. Nigeria narrowed the gap in the fourth term but could not avoid the defeat. Michael Roll (197-G-87, college: UCLA, agency: Romaior Sports) netted 16 points for the winners. Ben Uzoh (191-PG-88, college: Tulsa, agency: BDA Sports) responded with 13 points for Nigeria.

Central Africa - Uganda 60-56
Central Africa recorded the first victory at the tournament. They knocked down Uganda for 1-2 record in Group A. Destin Damachoua (184-G-86, college: New Orleans) scored 14 points for the winners. Uganda recorded a 32:28 halftime lead. Central Africa however responded with a strong 21:13 rally in the fourth frame and sealed the winning outcome. Max Kouguere (198-SF-87, agency: Triple Threat) netted 12 points in the victory. Brandon Sebirumbi (205-F-90, college: Furman, agency: Dynamics Global Management) answered with 15 points and 13 rebounds for Uganda.

Group C
Mali - Egypt 49-55
Egypt clinched the top position in Group C. They knocked down Mali to finish the preliminary round undefeated. Ramy Ibrahim (205-F/C-88) posted 12 points to lead the winners. Egypt got to a confident start. They registered a 28:20 halftime lead. Mali narrowed the deficit in the second half but could not avoid the defeat at the end. Assem Marei (206-F-92) and Amro Sherif (192-G-91) netted 9 points each for the winners. Boubacar Moungoro (196-SF-94, agency: Relativity Sports) and Sourata Cisse (196-G/F-86) chipped in 10 points each for Mali.

Cameroon - Gabon 93-67
Cameroon recorded the second victory in Group C. They beat Gabon for 2-1 record. Jeremy Nzeulie (187-SG-91, agency: BDA Sports) stepped up with 25 points to lead the winners. Cameroon accounted for a 35:30 halftime lead. Cameroon followed with a 35:15 rally in the fourth term to seal the victory. Franck Tchoubaye (198-F-92) delivered 15 points in the win. Francis Kobangoye (192-G-90) responded with 18 points for Gabon.  

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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 

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