Three games into the competition, and Cameroon and Angola, two AfroBasket Women 2015 title contenders remain undefeated, while Uganda, Guinea and Algeria are yet to win a game.
Cameroon clinched their third straight victory in the tournament beating Uganda 86-34 on Saturday in Yaounde.
And, once, Cameroon inspirational leader Ramses Lonlack run and up and down the for 17:27 minutes to deny Uganda, the solo East Africa representative in the competition.
She finished with a game-high 15 points as Cameroon top Group A.
In Group B, Africa reigning champions Angola outplayed Algeria to remain the only undefeated team in the group.
After a slow start to the game, Jaime Covilha’s side stepped up to finish with a comprehensive 71-53 victory. Lina Mahsas led Algeria with 18 points while Angola’s team effort made the biggest difference as all players but Isabel Francisco scored at least two points.
Early on Saturday, Senegal recorded the biggest winning-margin in the tournament so far, trouncing Guinea 102-44 to move second in group B.
Astou Traore starred with a game-high 24 points as the Western Africans outplayed Guinea for the entire game. Nadia Peruch-Niang finished a team-high 11 points in the losing cause.
In the highly anticipated contest of Saturday’s Group B action, Nigeria ended Egypt’s unbeaten run with a comprehensive 97-68 victory.
Adaora Elonu ignited Scott Nnaji’s team with a game-best 20 points, while Egypt’s Menatalla Awad finished with a team-high 20 points.
It was Nigeria’s first win in two games, while the North African dropped their mark to 2-1.
In the first game of the day, Mozambique’s ace Deolinda Gimo has proven too much for South Africa.
Gimo dominated both ends of the floor to finish with game-highs 19 points and 10 rebounds as Mozambique trounced neighbouring South Africa 86-43.
Mozambique increased their record to 2-1, while South Africa remain winless in three appearances.
In the final game of the day Mali ended Gabon’s unbeaten run a 71-63 victory as Nassira Traore, Kankou Coulibaly and Ouleymatou Coulibaly combined for 45 points in the winning cause.


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