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26.08.2013 Sports News

2013 Afrobasket: Beginning of the eighth final today!

By Julie ESSE -
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After the group stage, here comes the knockout stage, always at Palais des Sports of Treichville (Abidjan).

Host of this 27th Afrobasket, Top 5, D3 Group A and C-Video Ivory Coast will be eagerly awaited by their public tonight. Unbeaten since the start of the competition, the Elephants will stay focused to avoid a nasty surprise against admittedly inexperienced Stallions looking for a first win. So beware the trap game.

As a curtain raiser to the eighth-finals, some of the 1500 happy recipients of free tickets will attend the Maghreb derby between Morocco and Algeria.

Cameroon does not have time to ruminate for a long time its defeat against Nigeria. The Lions will face Mozambique, third in Group C. These first knockout round will be completed with the match Angola-Mali.

Program of the day
12.30 p.m: Morocco-Algeria
3.00 p.m: Cameroon, Mozambique
5. 30 p.m: Ivory Coast-Burkina Faso
8. 00 p.m: Angola-Mali.

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