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Old 08-20-2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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Arrow 2013 FIBA Africa Championship

This has been a fun tournament to watch the last few times and the level of play is higher than you'd expect. This edition is being hosted in Abidijan, Ivory Coast. Angola has traditionally been a powerhouse in the region but recently teams like Tunisia, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast have emerged as contenders. The top 3 teams qualify for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Some familiar names competing in this tournament:
Al-Farouq Aminu
Luc Mbah a Moute
Ike Diogu
Gani Lawal
Saer Sene
Hamady N'Diaye


Streams with English commentary can be found here- http://www.sportcategory.com/c-6.html
Draw and results - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_FI...a_Championship





Live boxscores and stats can be found here: http://www.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/14/wcm/p/index.html


A big upset in the first game of the tournament - Mozambique, a squad made up almost entirely of players from their local league edged out a Central African Republic team with several players in the French league.

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