20 December 2008
23rd Champions Cup for men: Swallows ended 9th after beating ASB Onatra 60 - 54
Swallows (Togo) booked the 9th position of the final ranking after beating ASB Onatra (DRC) 60 – 54 in the classification game for the 9th and 10th places of the 23rd Africa Champions Cup for men, played in Sousse, Tunisia.
However, ASB Onatra made a good start by wining the first quarter (15 – 10) before losing the second (13 – 17) but reached the break with 28 – 27 lead. At the resumption, Swallows woke up and won widely the third quarter (22 – 13) and despite trailed (11 – 13), ending the game with 60 – 54 points win.
Diaby Moctar and Ajavon Messan poured respectively 14 points and 10 points to contribute to the victory of Swallows.
Swallows who took part to its first final round of Africa Champions Cup for men, ended 11th while ASB Onatra who played for the sixth time in the final round, is ranked 10th.