LOME(FIBA 3x3 Africa Cup 2018) – Day 2 of the Africa Cup 2018 has seen the emergence of all Quarter-Final pairings in the Men and Women categories.
In the Men’s category, Mali will play Uganda, Madagascar are up against Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’ Ivoire face host Togo while Nigeria will continue their quest of defending their title against a strong Egypt team.
Madagascar’s Livio Rocheteau said he was happy to get to this stage and was looking forward to making their journey all the way from Madagascar a worthwhile venture.
"We’re glad to have made it this far and hope to improve by qualifying for the Semi-Final or even the final. Basketball is round and everyone knows that and we’re working around it to reach the top."
In the Women’s side, 2017 bronze medallists Uganda will face Mali, host Togo face Benin, Nigeria up against Niger and Democratic Republic of Congo face Cape Verde.
The Semi-Finals, Third place games as well as the Finals will follow.