Three spots remain to be filled by teams for the upcoming Africa Basketball Championship (AfroBasket) following major qualifiers that has a huge chunk of strong teams including Cameroon secure places in the biannual competition.
13 of 16 teams know they will compete in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo between August 19 and August 30. However, the three spots which are yet to be decided will be in the coming weeks.
On April 8 and 9 a playoff two game series between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Johannesburg will decide who qualifies to Congo.
The other spots will be filled via a wild card system that will be awarded to two countries by FIBA Africa. The likes of Algeria, Guinea and Cape-Verde are in line for the reward after impressing in the qualifiers.
Guinea missed out qualification narrowly despite beating Mali, Cape Verde and Senegal in the two phase qualifiers.
AfroBasket 2015 competitors Algeria missed out on an automatic spot to Morocco and Tunisia in Zone 1.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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