South Sudan v Mali in a qualifier. Photo Courtesy: FIBA can confirm the third and final rounds of qualification games to the 2021 African Basketball Championship (AfroBasket) are scheduled to take place in Cameroon and Tunisia.

Jordan Omotayo Photo Courtesy: FIBA

Qualification games are scheduled to be played between February 17 and February 21 in the respective locations. Games in Cameroon are to be held in Yaounde while games in Tunisia are to be held in Monastir.

Photo Courtesy: FIBA

Games in Groups A, D and E are to be played in Monastir respectively with continental powerhouses Tunisia, Nigeria and Egypt leading those groups.

While games in Groups B and C are to be played in Yaounde from February 19 to 21 with Senegal and Ivory Coast leading the respective groups. AfroBasket’s most successful nation, Angola, is second in Group B behind Senegal with five points; a point fewer than the West African’s point tally.

South Sudan Head Coach Luol Deng Photo Courtesy: FIBA

This year’s AfroBasket is the 30th edition and is due to be staged from August 24 to September 5 in Kigali, Rwanda. Tunisia is the defending champion after clinching the 2017 title ahead of Nigeria.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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