Home side Etoile Sportive Rades has a big chance to crown a wonderful campaign by winning the FIBA Champions Cupin front of its fans.
The team is set to play Moroccan side AS Sale in the final game today in Rades, Tunisia after both teams triumphed at the semifinal stage.
The all North African final was preceded by an all Tunisian affair as Rades beat US Monastir 74-69 in the first semifinal games with Sale beating Angola side Sportive Libolo 97-86.
Monastir ace Kyle Christopher Vinales paced the game’s scorer’s chart by registering 22 points, five rebounds, six assists and a steal.
However, his Most Valuable Player of the match performance was not enough to see his side past country rival Rades.
Etoile big man Mohammed Hadidane scored 15 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and four steals in an eye catching production line.
Monastir and Libolo will face off prior to the final game between Sale and Rades today to battle fr the final spot on the podium.
Nigeria side Kano Pillars placed ninth in the competition after beation Congolese side Mazembe 82-81.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter