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Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:10 - Updated Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:10

Roller Hockey: Sports minister praises federation's persistence

Luanda - The Angolan Skating Federation (FAP) last Sunday, in Luanda, was lauded by the country’s minister of Youth and Sports, Ana do Sacramento Neto, for taking charge of organizing the first edition of the African Cup of this sport, a competition won by Angola.

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Speaking to ANGOP, at the end of the last match of the tournament, in which the national team beat Mozambique (5-3), in the multipurpose pavilion of Kilamba, in Luanda, the minister praised the organized way in which the event took place.

On the other hand, the minister expressed her satisfaction with the competitive attitude of the national team, which made it possible to beat the Mozambican team, a result that qualifies the Angolan team for the world roller hockey championship, to be played in Spain, in July this year.

In addition to Angola and Mozambique, Egypt also took part in the tournament, which was in third place, without scoring.

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