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Afrobasket: Sweet Revenge For South Sudan Over Kenya

South Sudan beat Morans
South Sudan beat Morans. [Courtesy]

South Sudan narrowly beat Kenya 60-58 to sail through to the FIBA Afrobasket quarters on first attempt.

The game was played at Kigali Arena, Rwanda on Tuesday evening.

A poor start to the game proved costly for Kenya who at one point trailed the East African neighbours by a whooping 20 points.

Read: Afrobasket: Team Morans To Renew Rivalry With South Sudan

Team Morans as the Kenyan team is named went down 18-11 in the first quarter, 39-24 in the second and 51-41.

It was a sweet revenge for South Sudan who lost to Kenya 72-68 in the tournament’s pre qualifiers in Nairobi last year.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

Email: news@kahawatungu.com

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