Basketball: National team play behind-closed-doors against Egypt

Luanda – Angola’s national senior men’s basketball team will face Egypt on 27 November behind closed doors in preparation for the final round of qualification for 2019 World Cup in China, on 30 November – 2 December.

The announcement was made Tuesday at the end of the training by national coach, William Voigt.

He said that the decision results from the fact that the other competing teams had already been in the country at the time.

In their first friendly match played Saturday the national team beat ASA 113-67, at Cidadela pavilion.

The second-placed of group E, with 15 points, the Angolan national team expect to qualify for the next world cup in matches against Cameroon (14 points), Chad (12) and Tunisia, already with 18 points.

China’s World Cup is set for August 30 – September 15, 2019.

Source: Angola Press News Agency