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Thu, 18 Jan 2007 11:03

Basketball: Interclube In Females Win Super Cup

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Luanda, 01/18 - Interclube conquered Wednesday night the Basketball Senior Female Super Cup, here, by defeating the African champions 1º de Agosto by 65-63 in a game disputed at Cidadela main pavilion.

Although the match was very much balanced, Interclube lost the three first quarters, reaching the half time with a small disadvantage of two points (24-26), but at the end Interclube managed to change the results leading to a victory.

At the end of the match Interclube coach, Apolinário Paquete, attributed the victory to the players.

He said that the victory will motivate more the group and will lead to other conquests, having revealed that the objective outlined for the previous season was achieved after conquering the competition.

1º de Agosto coach, Aníbal Moreira, recognised that the team made a lot of mistakes, that is why they lost. He said that the team have not been acting as African champions.