Kenya basketball team loses first match in Maputo

Kenya basketball team loses first match in Maputo

Kenya basketball team loses first match in Maputo

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The Kenya women basketball team on Friday lost their first match of the Afro Basket championships being held in Maputo Mozambique falling 61- 39 to Cameroon who dominated all quarters (18-11, 12-07, 13-12,18-09).

 Purity Ouma was Kenya’s highest points’ scorer with 10 points, Silalei Shani 9 points and Emma Nyakweba had 8 points.

 Cameroon’s Gano Njigap had the highest points in the match with 12.

 Kenya will next play Nigeria on Saturday.

In other matches played on the opening day (Friday) Angola humbled Nigeria 60-46, Senegal humiliated Egypt 100-69 while Mali defeated Cape Verde 73-62.

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