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Wed, 05 Mar 2008 09:33

Basketball: 1º de Agosto Win Super Cup

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Luanda, 03/05 - 1º de Agosto on Tuesday won the 16th edition of the “Wladmiro Romero” Super Cup in basketball, by beating Petro Atletico by 71-69, a victory only achieved eight seconds before the end of the game, with a triple shot by Carlos Almeida.

In a balanced match in which the two teams could explore well the attack moves, 1º de Agosto, that was in disadvantage for most of the time, only made the draw at the last minute of the third quarter, at 53 points.

In the last period, 1º de Agosto led the score for the first time (55-53) and re-enlivened the game when it seemed to be in total control of Petro Atletico that was still keeping the same positive performance.

1º de Agosto`s Olimpio Cipriano was the best scorer with 23 pints, followed by Petro`s Carlos Morais.

With this triumph, 1º de Agosto have eight Super Cup titles.