Mali hosted from 23 to 25 February at the Salamatou Maïga Sports Palace, matches of the first window of the qualifiers for the “2019” China Basketball World Cup of the “B” group composed of Uganda , Nigeria, Rwanda and Mali.
The honor returned to Mali from 23 to 25 February 2018, the matches of the first phase of the group ” B ” composed of Uganda, Nigeria, Rwanda and Mali, entering the qualifiers for the first window of the 2019 ‘China’ basketball world cup.
In this tournament, the first meeting to oppose Nigeria to Uganda. The first quarter time of this match was pretty tight between the two teams. But after half-time, the Nigerian team arrived with new devices to go up against their opponent of the day. At the end of the match, Nigeria’s Super Eagles will close the gap against Uganda by a score of 102-86.
The second match of this first day was against Mali in Rwanda. At the finish, ours will be beaten in front of their audience by a tight score of 74 to 70. The second day opposed Nigeria to Rwanda and Mali to Uganda.
In the first poster, Nigeria again demonstrated its supremacy against Rwanda. For the men of Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (coach of Nigeria) filled the basket of Rwandans from 108 to 53. During all the quarter-time of this match the Rwandans were dominated by the Nigerians.
The second match of the second day was against Uganda and Uganda. This match met all expectations because it was tight from start to finish. This is understandable because both teams were playing with a lot of pressure. This after their defeat of the first day.
She wanted, each one to redeem herself and finally it is Mali who will get the better of her counterpart of Uganda at the very last second. That is to say during stoppage of play in favor of a basket of 3 points scored by Eagles captain Mamadou Kanté who will bring the final score to 79-76.
The loop of the loop of this tournament, namely the last and third day of this 1st window of the qualifiers for the basketball world cup, respectively opposed Rwanda to Uganda and Nigeria to Mali.
The first match between Rwanda and Uganda ended in a score of 79-63 in favor of Uganda.
As for the second game, which is also highly anticipated as the final of this tournament, he saw the victory of Nigeria over Mali, by the score of.
Remember that the second phase of this tournament, the return phase will be played in the Nigerian capital running late June-early July 2018.