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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:27 - Updated Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:41

Jaime Covilhã replaces national basketball team coach


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Jaime Covilhã, new national male basketball team coach

Antananarivo– The Angolan Jaime Covilhã is the new coach of the country's basketball male team, in replacement of the French Michel Gomez, ANGOP has learnt.

The new coach will lead the national team that is participating in the African Nations Cup (Afrobasket2011) in Madagascar, revealed the chairman of the Angolan Basketball Federation, Gustavo da Conceição.

Jaime Covilhã will be assisted by Artur Barros and will coach the team until the end of the mentioned competition.

Angola will play Cameroon this Thursday, for the quarterfinals stage.