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Jr. NBA Global Championship: Africa Boys Win International Pool

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The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46.

The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46 (jrnbagc.nba.com).
Led by NBA Academy Africa’s Marouf Moumine (Cameroon; 14 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals), Babacar Djiby Ly (Senegal; 15 points) and Dieu Merci Ilonga (DRC; 14 points and 7 rebounds), Africa dominated on both sides of the floor. Badar Alionue Diakite (Mali) and Seydina Faye (Senegal) combined for 17 points and 17 rebounds and the African team advanced to the Jr. NBA Global Championship Final for the second year in a row.
ORLANDO, FL – AUGUST 10: Africa Boys are presented with a plaque celebrating the win of the International Boys Championship after the game against the Canada Boys during the Jr. NBA Global Boys International Championship on August 10, 2019 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Pamela Costello/NBAE via Getty Images)

In tomorrow night’s Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019 Final, the Africa team will play the winner of the U.S. Pool, West Boys, with the tip-off scheduled for 10:30pm CAT.

Africa dominated on both sides of the floor

In the International Girls Pool’s Semifinals, Latin America defeated Africa 44-36. Ndeye Ndiaye (Senegal) led the team with 14 points and 6 rebounds with Merit Atebe Innocent (Nigeria) adding 7 points and 10 rebounds.

Visit jrnbagc.nba.com for more on the Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019.

 

 

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