Basketball: Cabo Verde wins Guinea Conakry (60-48) and qualifies for Afrobasket’2019

Praia, May 20 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde’s women’s basketball team qualified for Afrobasket’2019 on Sunday, beating Guiné Conakry 60-48 in the second zone play-off of Zone II.

The Cabo Verdean team, who had lost the first game by a two-point difference (49-50), managed to go around on the undercard, winning the last game by more than 12 points.

Cabo Verde entered with the “lesson well studied” and with much support from the public present in the Vavá Duarte gymnastics, having won the the first quarter by 15 – 10 and finished the first part with the placard of 34 -23.

In the second part, third period, with Aliria Barros leading and scoring at crucial moments, the girls led by coach António Moreira “Zola”, despite some approximation of Guiné Conacri won by 39-46.



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