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Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:41 - Updated Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:40

1º de Agosto pays homage to coach Victorino Cunha

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Luanda – A men's basketball tournament will be organised by 1º de Agosto club on October 16, 17 and 23 in Luanda, in honour of the coach Victorino Cunha.

Speaking to the state-owned daily sports newspaper "Jornal dos Desportos", the director general of 1º de Agosto, Fernando Barbosa, said that the teams of 1º de Agosto, ASA, Interclube and Recreativo do Libolo have already confirmed their presence in the competition dubbed “Victorino Cunha”.

The sport official said that this initiative is aimed at immortalising the former coach of 1º de Agosto and increase competitive levels of the participating teams.

According to on Wednesday’s edition of "Jornal dos Desportos", this tournament will be held annually to recognise the Victorino Cunha's contribution to 1º de Agosto.

Check the fixtures below:

1st round (Friday)
Interclube - Recreativo do Libolo (5 p.m)
1º de Agosto – ASA (7 p.m)

2nd round (Saturday)
ASA - Interclube (4 p.m)
1º de Agosto - Recreativo do Libolo (6h30).

3rd round (23 October)
ASA - Recreativo do Libolo
1º de Agosto - Interclube

To be played in a system of all against all, the team with the most points will be crowned champion of the tourney.