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U18 Women Basketball to face Mali in African Championship Final

Posted on September 4, 2016
Egypt Women Basketball

Photo: EgyptSportsNetwork

Egyptian U18 women team will be competing against Mali on Sunday for the title of the African Championship.

Egypt managed to qualify to the final match after beating Mozambique in the semi-finals 33-66, while Mali qualified after defeating Angola 46-65.

The two teams secured their spots in the U19 World Championship which will be held in Italy from the 22nd of July 2017 till July 30.

Egypt began the journey in the championship with a big win after defeating 43-92. The team then faced Madagascar and won 49-78. During the last match in their group, Egypt also defeated Angola 39-56 and qualified successfully to the quarter-finals where they met Uganda in an easy match that The Pharaohs won 25-67.

In Cairo stadium halls compound, the Egyptian team will be heading towards the second title for this age group after winning the championship in 2010. As for record winning Mali, who won the championship five times, the team will be keeping an eye on a sixth title to ensure their superiority.


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