29 November 2008
14th Champions Cup for women - Final: Desportivo retain the trophy
Defending champion, Desportivo of Mozambique retain the trophy today after beating en last year’s runner up, Primero de Agosto of Angola 70 – 63 in the grand final of the 14th Africa Champions Cup for women played at Nyayo national stadium gymnasium in Nairobi, Kenya.
Desportivo won the first quarter 18 – 10 but the Angolans cut down the margin with 16 – 11 win in the second and trailed 29 – 26 at the break. Mozambicans won a huge 26 – 17 in the third quarter but lost the last 15 – 20, enough to win the game (70 – 63) and hold the trophy for twice in a row.
Yolanda Jones contributed with a high game 27 points for Desportivo while Aleia rachide poured 17 points. Milcenete Nasicella hit 19 points and Obaye Asion 13 points for Primero.