can report Zamalek and Petro de Luanda have extended their winning streak in the ongoing Nile Conference of the 2022 Basketball Africa League (BAL) in Cairo.

Both teams recorded their second win in as many games with Zamalek beating South Africa’s Cape Town Tigers 101-77 and Luanda beating Cobra Sports from South Sudan 92-56. Zamalek’s win means the team has surmounted the challenge talked about by veteran Forward Ike Diogu. (Click highlighted text to read full story)

Angola’s Petro had Aboubacar Gakou deliver the Most Valuable Player award performance after registering 17 points, eight rebounds and a steal. Veteran teammate Yannick Moreira added 14 points.

Defending BAL Champions Zamalek of Egypt delivered another big result in its second win after beating Cobra Sports 80-63 in the opening game.

Edgar Sosa was the top performer in the win over Cape Town as he produced 25 points, six rebounds and three assists.

After missing the loss to Petro Luanda due to COVID 19 related issues, American Billy Preston scored 26 points including a poster dunk on Anas Mahmoud. (Click highlighted text to watch highlights)

Later tonight, FAP of Cameroon takes on Cape Town Tigers and Cobra Sports plays DR Congo’s Espoir Fukash.

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By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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