The game between Petro de Luanda and 1º de Agosto is the main highlight of the double round (6th and 7th) of the group stage (A) of the national first division basketball championship, dubbed Bai-Basket, to be disputed this weekend, in Luanda.
The encounter between the two archrivals counts for the seventh round of Bai-Basket, a game that will be played in Cidadela pavilion, at 7.00 pm. This encounter will determine whether Petro de Luanda rise to the second position, in case they win, or place 1º de Agosto in the lead of the group, in case of a victory and if the current leaders, Libolo, lose their match.
Before the mentioned "clash of the titans", on Friday, for the sixth round, Petro de Luanda will face Interclube, in 28 de Fevereiro pavilion, at 6.00 pm, and 1º de Agosto will play Universidade Lusíada two hours earlier, in the same venue.
This weekend also reserves the matches for group B (Friday) between Clube Amigos de Viana and Clube Vila Clotilde, in Dream Space pavilion (4.00 pm), Progresso Associação do Sambizanga will face Atlético Sport Aviação (ASA), in Cidadela pavilion (4.00 pm), while Sporting de Benguela will rest.
On Saturday, Progresso will play Sporting de Benguela (6.00 pm), ASA will face Vila Clotilde (4.00 pm), and Clube Amigos de Viana are to rest.
Standing by groups:
1 - Recreativo do Libolo - 08 points
2 - 1º de Agosto - 07
3 - Petro de Luanda - 06
4 - Interclube - 05
5 - Universidade Lusíada - 04
1 - Vila Clotilde 08 - points
2 - ASA - 07
3 - Sporting de Benguela - 06
4 - Progresso - 05
5 - Amigos de Viana - 03