Morans overpowered by Angola at Afrobasket


Morans overpowered by Angola at Afrobasket
The national men's basketball team Morans during evening training season at Nyayo stadium on November 12, 2020 ahead of the upcoming Afrobasket qualifiers set to take place in Kigali, Rwanda from 25th to 29th November 2020. (Photo/Sportpicha/Citizen Digital

In Summary

  • The Kenya men’s national basketball team lost 66-83 to Angola as their poor start at the ongoing Afrobasket qualifiers continued in Kigali, Rwanda
  • Angola dominated the all but the final quarter which Morans won 28-15 with the captain Eric Mutoro leading the scoring for Kenya with 13 points. Angola’s Abou Bakar Gakou scored a match-high 21

The Kenya men’s national basketball team lost 66-83 to Angola as their poor start at the ongoing Afrobasket qualifiers continued in Kigali, Rwanda.

Angola dominated the all but the final quarter which Morans won 28-15 with the captain Eric Mutoro leading the scoring for Kenya with 13 points. Angola’s Abou Bakar Gakou scored a match-high 21.

The Morans will face Mozambique tomorrow at 5PM in their last group B match tomorrow on Friday.

On Wednesday, Kenya lost 92-54 to Senegal in their opening match while Angola defeated Mozambique 87-58.

Only the top three teams from the qualification journey after second leg will qualify for the Afrobasket Championship that will be held in Kigali, Rwanda next year.

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