FINAL FOUR field confirmed - Africa Basketball League 2019
ABIDJAN (Cote d'Ivoire) - The Africa Basketball League 2019 Final Four field has been set, following the conclusion of the ELITE 8 on Saturday.
Four teams, representing four countries, will be participating in the final event of the newly-reformulated Africa Basketball, which started early this year with the participation of 16 teams.
The qualified teams are the following (in alphabetical order):
Association Sportive Sale (Morocco), Jeunesse Sportive Kairouanaise (Tunisia), Primeiro D'Agosto (Angola) and Smouha Sporting Club (Egypt).
The results of the ELITE 8 second leg are as follows:
Primeiro de Agosto v Petro Atletico Luanda: 74-57 (aggregate: 144-114)
Smouha SC v Al Ahly 88-81 (aggregate: 179-163)
Etoile Sportive Rades v Jeunesse Sportive Kairouanaise: 73-74 (aggregate: 140-142)
Association Sportive Sale v Civil Defenders: 96-77 (aggregate: 165-146)
The Final Four will be played in May. An announcement will be made at a later stage in regards to the draw and the hosts of the Final Four.
FIBA (fiba.basketball) - the world governing body for basketball - is an independent association formed by 213 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).