Women’s Afrobasket’2018: Cabo Verde missed access to the semi-finals with Mali by 21-78

Praia, Aug 17 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde’s U-18 women’s basketball team missed access to the Afrobasket’2019 semi-finals in Maputo (Mozambique), losing to Mali 21-78 in the Maxaquene Pavillion.

This was the fourth consecutive defeat of the Cabo Verde national team, contrasting with the fourth triumph followed by the Malians.

At this afternoon’s game, Cabo Verde lost all four times for the semi-finals of 05-14, 04-11, 05-25 and 07-28.

Joseana Vaz was the best Cabo Verdean in the field when scoring 15 points, while the Malian Gnere Alima Dembele was the MVP with 25 points. In the other game, already held in the quarterfinals, the Rwandan national team defeated the Democratic Republic of Congo by 49-44.