August 16, 2019
5th Place Playoffs:
The critical games for the last two spots in Olympic qualifying were played first on Friday. The Ivory Coast had the faster start, but the Democratic Republic seized control after halftime on their way to a 54-47 win. Raneem Elgedawy and Egypt put themselves in strong position to take the last spot with one quarter to play, but after their own dramatic comeback earlier in the week, it was their turn to fall victim to another team as Angola escaped with a 68-66 win.
Democratic Republic of Congo vs. Ivory Coast 54-47 COD Mokango 11/8r Muganza Nyota 11/8r Ngobeleza 9 Mfutila Makiese 6 Ngoyisa 6 Kalanga 6 Mambengya Teba 2/7a Ndiba 1 Kayolo 1 Bombolo 1 Bisoga 0 Akonga DNP CIV K. Kouyate 13/6r Fofana 9 M. Kouyate 6 Diawara 5 Amani 5 Kouakou 3 Gnanou 2/10r Kolga 2/7r Yomy 2 Djedjemel 0 Berte 0 Bognini DNP
Angola vs. Egypt 68-66 ANG Lucas 14/6a Manuel 12 Macuto 10/6r Daniel 9 Jorge 7 Peso 6 Filipe 6 Eusebio 3 Mateus 1 Pequeno 0 Dizeko DNP Matiquite DNP EGY Elgedawy 20/8r Moussa 10 M. Awad 9 Elshaarawy 7 Abdelgawad 7 R. Awad 6 Degheidy 5 Aly 2 Abdelalim 0 Merssal DNP Bakr DNP Marouf DNP
After the consolation playoffs, it was time to resume the chase for the championship and Nigeria used a strong start to beat Mali 79-58. Mozambique caught the hosts napping early, but Senegal charged out of halftime, tying it in the fourth quarter and them taking the lead for good on their way to a 60-57 win.
Nigeria vs. Mali 79-58 NGR Kalu 19 Elonu 13/8r Akhator 12/13r Ibekwe 12/7r Nyingifa 10 Amukamara 5 Macaulay 4/6r Imovbioh 4 Balarabe 0 Edeferioka 0 Ogoke 0 Nwajei DNP MLI Tirera 14/6r M. Coulibaly 12/10r N’Diaye 11 K. Maiga 8 Diallo 6 A. Maiga 3 Traore 2/6r Diakite 2 Doumbia 0 Gandega 0 A. Coulibaly 0 Camara DNP
Senegal vs. Mozambique 60-57 SEN Traore 16/9r Dieme 10/7a Sy-Diop 9 Sarr 8 Diagne 7/9r Diop 6/6r Wane 4 Diarra 0 Diouf 0 Sene 0 Fall DNP Niang DNP MOZ Dongue 18/10r Seda 11/14r Cossa 9 Mucauro 5 Lhavanguane 4 Mafanela 4 Zita 4 Macamo 2 Pereira 0 Ernesto DNP Gimo DNP Chiziane DNP