26th Afrobasket: Cameroon see off Cote d'Ivoire 76-70
by Olusegun Ikuesan
AfricaBasket, Cameroonian Basketball (Men)
Aug 21, 2011
Cameroon won the battle of leading group-C with a 76-70 points victory over Cote d'Ivoire thus keeping an hundred percent record after the preliminary round of its group at the 26th Madagascar 2011 Afrobasket for Men Sunday night.
Cameroon won the first three quarters by 18-11, 24-22 and 20-19 points while it lost the last quarter by 14-18 points.
Cameroon centre Gaston Essengue led his side charge for a comfortable first round finish with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals, Alfred Aboya had 17 points and 6 rebound with guard Christain Bayang scoring 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals for the Lions victory.
Click on boxscore to enlarge (fiba.com)
Up next, Togo.