Rivers Hoopers To Face South Africa’s Cape Town Tigers In 3rd Place Game

Nigeria’s Rivers Hoopers will take on Cape Town Tigers of South Africa in the third-placed game on Friday, at the 2024 Basketball Africa League in Rwanda.

The fixture was confirmed after Cape Town Tigers lost 96-86 to Angola’s Petro de Luanda in Wednesday’s semi-final.

Prior to the second semi-final clash between Cape Town Tigers and Petro de Luanda, Rivers Hoopers had lost to Libya’s Al Ahly.

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The Nigerian team fell to a 83 points to 89 against the Libyan side.

Rivers Hoopers made history as the first Nigerian team to reach the semi-finals of the Basketball Africa League.

To get to the last four, they edged Tunisian outfit US Monastir in the quarter-finals.

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