Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:04 - Updated Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:03
Angolan champions start fight for ninth continental title
Luanda - 1º de Agosto senior males team, Angola’s defending champions, will face on Friday evening, in Cairo, the Egyptian Al Ahly squad for Group C’s first round of the African Champion Clubs Cup in basketball, a competition which the Angolan team won eight times already.
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1º de Agosto (red and black) start fight for ninth continental title
Photo: Antonio Escrivao
The two squads will face each other for the second time in a period of two just over years, after the Angolan team lost by 64-68 in December 2016, in Cairo, at the group stage of the same competition, which in that edition was won by Al Ahly (currently their only continental trophy).
1º de Agosto, who are already in Cairo, won the African Champion Clubs Cup in basketball in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 e 2013.
This 33rd edition of the African Champion Clubs Cup is being dubbed “Afro-League”.
Check bellow the full fixture for group C:
Jan. 08 (Friday)
Ferroviário da Beira - REG Basket
Al Ahly - 1º de Agosto
Jan. 09 (Saturday)
1º de Agosto - REG Basket
Al Ahly - Ferroviário da Beira
Jan 10 (Sunday)
1º de Agosto – Ferroviário da Beira
Al Ahly - REG Basket
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