Basketball / Championship CV: Seven Stars wins Academic in extra time and becomes national champion


Praia, July 31 (Inforpress) – Seven Stars (Santiago Sul) won the Cabo Verdean male’s basketball championship by beating Académica do Mindelo 54-52 in Saturday’s final game at the Vavá Duarte Sports Pavilion, in the Praia city.

Académica entering better in the game winning the first three periods by 11-09, 23-15 and 34-26. But the game would only be decided in extra time after a draw, 45-45, in the fourth period.

In the overtime, Seven Stars entered the lead, and kept leading in the marker until the final whistle, with result of 54-52.

Seven Stars succeeds the Bairro de Santiago Sul, as National Champion of Male Senior Basketball.