Basketball: Silvio Mateus first call up to national team in spotlight

Luanda – The inclusion of the small forward, Silvio Mateus, who joins for the first time the group of 12 players called up for the Angola’s men’s basketball team is the highlight of the squad.

The team is gearing up for the participation in the international tournament to be held in China from July 28 to August 5.

The 23-year old player is currently representing the Australian UBSC Raiffisen Graz team.

The list of summoned players includes the following: Hermenegildo Mbunga, Pedro Bastos, Alexandre Jungo, Gerson Domingos , Gerson Goncalves, Mohamed Malick, Jaques ConceicAPound o, SebastiAPound o Quicuambi, Edson Ndoniema, Reggie Moore and Yanick Moreira.

The team travels on Thursday to kick off the competition.

Angola are the current defending champion in a competition made up by Lithuania, Serbia and China.

Source: Angola Press News Agency