BAL 2024 (Sahara Conference day 3) – US Monastir suffer third defeat to Nigeria’s Hoopers

Tunis: Tunisia's US Monastir suffered their third defeat at the Basketball Africa League (BAL) Sahara Conference, after losing to Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers by 63-84 at a day 3 game played on Tuesday evening in Dakar. The Monastir club had lost in the previous days to Senegal's AS Douanes 59-76 and Rwanda's ARP 84-89. The BAL qualifying tournament is played in Dakar on a round-robin basis between the four clubs in the group (US Monastir, Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers, Rwanda Army and Senegal's AS Douanes). A total of 12 clubs are taking part in the BAL qualifying tournaments, divided into three groups of four teams each, with matches played in three different countries: Egypt, South Africa and Senegal. At the end of the tournament, the top two teams from each group and the top two third-placed teams from all three groups will qualify for the finals, which will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from May 24 to June 1, 2025. Rankings Pts Pl. 1) Rivers Hoopers 6 3 2) APR 3 2 -) AS Douanes 3 2 -) US Monastir3 3 Next f ixtures Playing on Thursday, May 9: ARP - US Monastir (5 pm) Rivers Hoopers - AS Douanes (8 pm) Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse