06 December 2008
23rd Champions Cup for men: The draw made on Friday evening
The draw led by Mr. Abdelraouf Menjour, President of FIBA Africa’s Commission of Competitions attended by the President of Tunisia Basketball Federation and several journalists, has divided the 12 clubs into 2 groups A and B of 6 each.
The defending champion, Primero de Agosto (Angola) is the head of Group B along with Back (Guinea), First Bank (Nigeria), El Shabab Arabi (Libya), Stade Nabeulien (Tunisia) and BC Onatra (DRC).
Etoile du Sahel (Hosting club) from Tunisia, lead the Group A included ASA(Angola), Lupopo (RDC), Swallows (Togo), APR (Rwanda) and Kano Pillars (Nigeria).
In day 1, Etoile du Sahel will fight against APR in openers while the defending champion, Primero de Agosto will begin its title defence against Stade Nabulien.
Group A: Etoile du Sahel, ASA, Lupopo, Swallows, APR and Kano pillars.
Group B; Primero de Agosto, Back, First Bank, El Shabab Arabi, Stade Nabeulien and BC Onatra.