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Mon, 19 May 2008 11:14

Petro Ladies Return Home With African Trophy

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Luanda, 05/19 - Angola's Petro de Luanda handball senior females handball team, who conquered last Saturday in Morocco the African cup winners clubs championship, arrived Sunday evening in the country, ANGOP witnessed.

The athletes, who did not speak to the press at Luanda`s "4 de Fevereiro" International Airport, defeated TKC of Cameroon in the final by 29-23, in a game marred by some violence against the Angolans.

This is Petro`s second trophy this year, after winning the Babacar Fall Cup.

At the semi-final, the Angolan team beat Cote d'Ivoire`s Rombo by 37-27, whereas on Saturday they defeated MC of Algeria by 24-22.

The teams in the competition were Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon
and Gabon.