Basketball: Sao Vicente wins National Tournament on Veterans by beating Praia (51-48)

Praia,  Oct 28 (Inforpress) – The Sao Vicente team won the third edition of the national basketball veterans championship, after defeating second-placed City of Praia team by 51-48.

In the other match played on Sunday, 27th, Bairro, third place, beat North Santiago, fourth, by 67/52.

Speaking to Inforpress, basketball player Rodrigo Mascarenhas, from São Vicente, said the feeling was one of satisfaction.

“It’s always good to win. But the veteran tournament is specially for being together. Maybe next year we’ll go to North Santiago. This tournament makes us feel good and get back in touch the old times playing,” he added.

In his turn, the representative of the organization, José Semedo, said that the balance is “positive”, taking into account the participation of the audience, the quality of the organization and the basketball itself, that is “positive for the organization, as for athletes and the audience,” he said.



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