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FIBA Africa:Afro-Basket Qualifiers 2021- Cameroon Too Strong For Neighbors Equatorial Guinea

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Cameroon gave Equatorial Guinea a bitter bill to swallow after a 90 – 58 baskets in their opener of the group C campaigned in the inner bows of the multipurpose sports complex in Yaounde. one of the venues hosting 2021 Afro-basket pre-qualifiers.

The host Cameroon began the first quarter in a ruthless manner as 15 baskets were scored from three points, 12 baskets from 2 points and 4 baskets from free throws won giving the team an advantage in the first quarter as it ended 31 -16 baskets in favor of the host Cameroon

The second quarter was almost a peal copy of the first but the away side Equatorial Guinea stood their grounds and team Cameroon could only score 27 baskets with more of 2 points scored ending the second quarter by 27 -12 baskets. At half time it was host Cameroon that was leading with a score of 58 – 28 baskets a difference of 30 points

Cameroon In Action

After the break, Equatorial Guinea came up with a fighting spirit and took the mantle of leadership from the host in the 3rd quarter as team Cameroon went to sleep and the Guinean proved they are a team to recond with as the 3rd quarter ending in their favor 12 – 22 even though with eight men. It was a difficult 3rd quarter for the host as they could not find the net in their shootings and rebounds were as well difficult to get

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Team Cameroon proved its supremacy yet again in the 4th quarter powerfully to win it with a score of  20 – 8 baskets. Even though the Guineans outscored Cameroon 12 – 22 in the third quarter, Cameroon’s victory was never under threat as they dominated it from start to finish.

Four Cameroonians scored eleven points each in a game that they led by as many as 36 points, outshined Guinea with an impressive ball movement (17-8 in assists) and more importantly Cameroon won the rebounding battle 44-30.

With only eight players available team Equatorial Guinea for the tournament, Equatorial Guinea’s bench contributed 12 points against Cameroon’s 48.

combining all four quarters, the host ended the game with the first victory with the score of 90 – 58 baskets  a difference of 32 points

NEXT FIXTURE FOR THE HOST CAMEROON

Saturday 22 February 2020

17H00: GUINEA  VS  CAMEROON

Sunday 23 February 2020

17H00: CAMEROON  VS  IVORY COAST 

TOP PERFORMANCE

Aziz Nkene  Vs Walter Junior Cabral

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+17  Efficiency +14

9    Points   12

8  Rebounds  7

  Assists  2

1  Steals  1

1  Blocks 

12 MAN QUAD FOR TEAM CAMEROON

TEAM CAMEROON

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FIBA Africa: Afro-Basket Pre Qualifiers 2021 Complete Fixtures, And Host Country

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Cameroon was selected by FIBA Africa to host the 2021 Afro-basket pre-qualifiers group C consisting of host Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, and Ivory Coast. After the just ended basketball league qualifier hosted by Cameroon, FIBA Africa entrusted the hosting of Afro-basket again by Cameroon to take place at the inner bows of the beautiful multipurpose sports complex in the city of Yaounde as from the 21 February to the 23 February 2o20.

The host, Cameroon returns home the first time since November 2017 when they finished second in Group A of the FIBA Basketball World Cup African Qualifiers.

COMPLETE FIXTURES AND VENUE FOR AFR-BASKET QUALIFIERS 2021

Friday 21 February 2020

MULTIPURPOSE SPORTS COMPLEX YAOUNDE

14H30: IVORY COAST  VS GUINEA

17H00: CAMEROON  VS  EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Saturday 22 February 2020

MULTIPURPOSE SPORTS COMPLEX YAOUNDE

14H00: EQUATORIAL GUINEA  VS  IVORY COAST

17H00: GUINEA  VS  CAMEROON

Sunday 23 February 2020

MULTIPURPOSE SPORTS COMPLEX YAOUNDE

14H00: GUINEA  VS  EQUATORIAL GUINEA

17H00: CAMEROON  VS  IVORY COAST 

OVERVIEW OF FIBA AFRO-BASKETBALL

The African Championship of Nations known as “FIBA AfroBasket” since 2017 is the flagship competition of the International Basketball Federation’s African Regional Office.
The first edition of the championship was held in 1962 in Cairo, Egypt and saw the host country claim the first continental title.
While that inaugural event featured five participating teams, it has since grown to gather the 16 best nations of the African continent since 2007.
To date, Angola has won the most titles, triumphing 11 times in 29 editions. Egypt and Senegal both have five titles to their credit.
The FIBA AfroBasket brings together the best African players who compete in the world’s leading basketball leagues.
The event was held every two years but was later changed to 4 years and in 2017 it was jointly hosted by Tunisia and Senegathe 29th edition.
The 30th edition will take place from 17th to the 29th  August 2021 in Rwanda for the second time since it was moved from 2 to 4 years.
The teams that have achieved qualification for the Final Round of FIBA AfroBasket 2021 will compete in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers.

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FIBA Africa: Draw Results In For FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers

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KIGALI (Rwanda) – The draw ceremony for the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers took place at the Kigali Arena on Friday.

Seven zones will play Pre-Qualifiers in five groups in January 2020 across the continent with the five winners progressing to the next stage of the qualification process where they will join the 15 teams that took part in the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 in Senegal and Tunisia.

These 15 teams that have automatically made it to this stage include Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo,  Egypt, Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tunisia, and Uganda.

The 20 teams that will take part in the qualification process found out their opponents for the start of the Pre-Qualifying campaign for the next edition of FIBA Africa’s flagship event.

The teams were drawn into five groups of four teams each as follows:

Group A: Tunisia, Central African Republic, DR Congo, winner of Zone 6 & 7

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Group B: Senegal, Angola, Mozambique, winner of Zone 5

Group C: Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, winner of Zone 4

Group D: Nigeria, Mali, Rwanda, winner of Zones 1 & 2

Group E: Morocco, Egypt, Uganda, winner of Zone 3

In each group, the teams will play two tournaments that will take place in three international windows.

Groups A, C, and E will play from February 17-25, 2020 with the other two starting their campaign in the next window from November 23 – December 1, 2020, at venues yet to be determined.

All the five groups will then play in the Final Phase from February 15-23, 2021 with the top three teams from each group over the two legs qualifying automatically to the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 to be held in Rwanda.

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FIBA Africa: Complete Day One To Day Three Results Of Africa Basketball League Qualifying Tournament

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Tuesday 26 November 2019

GAME DAY ONE

GROUP A

Nigelec Basket Club 88 –  115 Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers

FAP Basketball 92 – 95 Al Naser

GROUP B

Abidjan Basket Club 77 – 78 AS Police

ASB Mazembe 70 – 98 Manga Basket Ball

Wednesday 27 November 2019

GAME DAY TWO

GROUP A

Al Naser 85 – 67 Nigelec Basket Club

Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers  85 -87 FAP Basketball

GROUP B

Manga Basket-Ball 67 – 80  Abidjan Basket Club

AS Police  87 – 76 ASB Mazembe

Thursday 28 November 2019

GAME DAY THREE

GROUP  A

Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers  86 – 81 Al Naser

FAP Basketball  77 – 75  Nigelec Basket Club

GROUP B

Manga Basket-Ball 67 – 64  AS Police

Abidjan Basket Club 92 – 86  ASB Mazembe

Saturday 30 November 2019

SEMI-FINAL FIXTURES

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