• Short Summary

    BASKETBALL IN WEST AFRICA. ON SUNDAY IN THE NIGERIA CAPITAL, LAGOS, DAHOMEY MEN'S TEAM PLAYED?

  • Description

    BASKETBALL IN WEST AFRICA. ON SUNDAY IN THE NIGERIA CAPITAL, LAGOS, DAHOMEY MEN'S TEAM PLAYED NIGERIA IN AN EXCITING MATCH. IT'S ONE BEING PLAYED IN THE ZONE "D" ELIMINATION ROUND FOR THE AFRICAN GAMES TO BE HELD IN BRAZZAVILLE IN JULY.

    FROM THE START THE DAHOMEY TEAM HAD ALMOST COMPLETE CONTROL OF THE GAME. THEY WERE SPEEDIER ON THEIR FEET -- AND MORE ACCURATE IN THEIR PASSING THEN THEIR NIGERIAN HOSTS. AT HALF-TIME THE SCORE WAS DAHOMEY 34, NIGERIA 15.

    FOR THE AFRICAN GAMES, THE CONTINENT HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO EIGHT ZONES. IN EACH OF THESE, ELIMINATION CONTESTS ARE BEING HELD IN EACH SPORT, AND FINALISTS WILL GO TO BRAZZAVILLE FOR THE MAIN GAMES IN JULY.

    IN THE ZONE "D" ELIMINATION ROUND, NIGERIA IS HOST TO NIGER, UPPER VOLTA, TOGO AND DAHOMEY. ALL FIVE COUNTRIES ARE TAKING PART IN THE BASKETBALL PLAY-OFF, AND NIGER, DAHOMEY AND TOGO HAVE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAMS AS WELL...

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAP4213489DS0BWIMK3NSVXS4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAP4213489DS0BWIMK3NSVXS4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment