Heading to Day Two of the African 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers, Cameroon, Nigeria and Tunisia had secured passage to the final round of qualifiers.
Following the completion of games on Day Two, four teams have joined the aforementioned group including two host nations.
Senegal, Morocco, Angola and Mali have gained enough points to seal their respective places among the top three teams in the groups.
The top three teams qualify to the final round where a total of 12 nations will battle for Africa’s five slots at next year’s World Cup.
In the Group of Death (Group C), Morocco piped the resurgent Democratic Republic of Congo 61-58 in overtime to secure its spot.
In the same group, Egypt’s chances of progressing is tied to a must win game against Morocco tonight following a 58-65 loss to Angola.
Senegal beat fellow West African nation Ivory Coast 66-61 in front of a raucous crowd in the former’s capital, Dakar while Mali’s 95-80 win over Uganda had Mali join Nigeria as qualified teams from Group B.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter