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Zimbabwe sneaks past South Africa in closely contested battle

By on January 14, 2011 in News with 0 Comments
Zimbabwe sneaks past South Africa in closely contested battle

The highly anticipated matchup between Zimbabwe and South Africa’s women’s teams lived up to its hype. In a game that was the fastest paced so far in the tournament, there was no clear favourite and both teams fought tooth and nail till the final buzzer. This game featured 3 lead changes and 5 times when […]

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Round up of Game 4 of the FIBA Zone VI Qualifiers

By on January 14, 2011 in News with 0 Comments
Round up of Game 4 of the FIBA Zone VI Qualifiers

Day four of the tournament was a hoops-fest featuring two blowout wins and two very tightly contested games. Four games in total, so much basketball to discuss, let’s begin.  Mozambique women played Zambia in what can best be described as a David vs Goliath matchup. In a game where Mozambique had seven players scoring in […]

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Zone VI: SA camp news

By on January 12, 2011 in News with 0 Comments
Zone VI: SA camp news

THE sweet taste of victory for the South African senior men’s basketball team in their opening game against Zimbabwe brought along with it a bitter injury blow to team captain Neo Mothiba. Mothiba landed awkwardly on his left foot in the second quarter during the host nation’s 70-61 victory over their cross-border neighbours in the […]

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Mozambique rolls past Malawi in Day 2 of the FIBA Zone VI Qualifiers

By on January 11, 2011 in News with 0 Comments
Mozambique rolls past Malawi in Day 2 of the FIBA Zone VI Qualifiers

In a demonstration of their offensive prowess and tenacious defense, Mozambique started the game on a 14-0 run and denied Malawi their first basket until there was 4:59 left in the first quarter. The Mozambican team connected on 3 three pointers early on and kept the fans on the edge of their seats with some […]

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Zimbabwe Women’s team buries Zambia in Day 2 of FIBA Zone VI

By on January 11, 2011 in News with 0 Comments
Zimbabwe Women’s team buries Zambia in Day 2 of FIBA Zone VI

Abe Lemons, one of the most successful coaches in Oklahoma’s history once said – “There are really only two plays:  Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.” The game between Zimbabwe and Zambia can be summarised in that statement. Zambia shot an ice cold 15.2% from the field as a team. You […]

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