Photo Courtesy: FIBA
Photo Courtesy: FIBA
Photo Courtesy: FIBA

Photo Courtesy: FIBA
The hours are ticking down on the FIBA Africa Under 18 Women’s Championship group stage in Maputo, Mozambique following the conclusion of games on Day 5.

The eight team roster has been in competition since the opening game between the host nation and Cape-Verde on Friday, August 10.

In Group A, Mozambique and Rwanda have qualified to the quarterfinals ahead of Egypt and tournament debutant Cape-Verde.

Mozambique has six maximum points from winning all three games played including a 53-46 win over Rwanda and a 61-32 win over Cape-Verde.

Rwanda recovered from the loss to the host country to beat West African nation Cape-Verde and Egypt 46-37 earlier in the competition.

In Group B, matters are yet to be settled since at the time of writing, the final game of the group phase between Mali and Angola is yet to be settled.

Both teams are tied on four points but result in the ongoing matchup will determine which team plays Mozambique and Rwanda in the quarterfinals.

The quarters take place on Friday August 17 since there are no games tomorrow.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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