The Libyan national basketball team defeated the Ugandan national team 71-59 on Sunday in the third qualifying round for AfroBasket 2025 after Libyans had the complete advantage over the course of the match and ended it with a deserved victory.

The result of the first quarter was 21-16 in favor of the Libyan team, and in the second quarter Libyan domination continued, ending the second quarter 19-13, making the result of the first half 40-29. In the second half, the Libyan team lost the result of the third quarter 17-18, but it was able to end the result of the fourth quarter with a score of 14-12 to end the game with a score of 71-59.

The Libyan team defeated Nigeria in the first round before losing the match to Cape Verde in the second round. With two wins and a defeat, the Libyan team ranked second in the group with 5 points behind the leader, Cape Verde.

According to the prepared program, there will be a second round in November 2024, but the African Basketball Confederation has not yet determined the location of this round. It is noteworthy that this tournament qualifies for the World Cup and the Olympics, as only three teams will go through at the end of the qualifiers.

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