Sun, 13 Aug 2017 12:38 - Updated Sun, 13 Aug 2017 12:38
Afrobasket U-16: Angola Africa's women vice-champions
Luanda - Angola finished second in the under-16 African women's basketball championship after losing to the Mali 29-68 on Saturday in the Beira city, Mozambique.
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Elisa Pires - U-16 National women basketball team coach
Photo: Rosario dos Santos
In the first half, the national team were losing 15-33.
The third-ranked Egypt defeated the host Mozambique 56-38.
Mali, who retained the continental title, and Angola will represent the African continent in the U-17 World Cup in 2018 in Minsk, Belarus.
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Luanda - The head coach of the Angolan national women's basketball team, Jaime Covilhã, announced on Friday in Luanda the 12 players selected to compete in the FIBA Africa Women?s Championship, Afrobasket'2018, to take place August 18-27 in Bamako city, Mali.
- 11/08/2017 07:47:42
Luanda - The international basketball tournament, aimed for the preparation of the Angolan national senior women's team, ahead of their participation in Afrobasket2017 in Mali, was cancelled due to unavailability of the invited countries, a federation source told Angop on Thursday.
- 09/08/2017 06:32:49
Luanda - The Angolan national under16 women's basketball team defeated on Tuesday Zimbabwe by 52-29, in the fourth round of the African Cup of Nations (Afrobasket), which is taking place in Beira, Mozambique.