The intermediate basketball lions of Cameroon will face Morocco on Wednesday, June 12, in the qualification Round of the AFROCAN
The game which will be played at the Kilamba Arena will see either side qualify for the quarter finals of this quadrennial competition.
DR Congo, Tunisia, Angola, and Gabon are the four quarter finalist with four other countries needed to complete this phase.
The lions were forced to use this route after losing all group games. From falling to DR Congo 63-70 in the opener, to loosing by 65-71 to Mozambique on Day two, these home based basketballers finished last in group D.
Coach Louis Marie Tsongui had earlier expressed disappointment over his side’s poor outing, promising to take this last game seriously.
“We will work hard for the last game, it’s true we are really discouraged, we should never have lost this game but well we will work hard and do our best in the last game” He explained in the post match press conference against Mozambique.
Morocco were not all bad in the group phase. The team lost to North African mates Tunisia 52-67 in the first game, recording a narrow 59-58 win over Rwanda on Sunday, July 9.
Mohamed Choua and teammates finished second in their group. Semi finalists in 2019,
Abdlehakim Zouita, FIBA Africa MVP, will be hoping to replicate their Bamako achievements on Luanda soil.
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