BAMAKO (Afrobasket Women) - Hosts Mali cruised to victory over Mozambique in a battle of unbeatens at the Afrobasket Women.
Looking to reach the Olympics for the second time in a row, something they would do with a gold-medal win in this tournament, Mali won 73-43 to improve 4-0 and drop Mozambique to 3-1.
Mali are alone at the top of Group A after their latest success.
Angola, meanwhile, clinched their third straight triumph with a 67-60 win over Nigeria.
Felizarda Jorge led the winners with 17 points and Angela Cardoso weighed in with 13.
The Angolans had suffered a heavy defeat to defending champions Senegal in their opener.
In Tuesday's other games, Cameroon hammered Guinea, 76-28, Ivory Coast romped to a 101-23 win over Ghana and Senegal defeated Rwanda, 71-61.
With their victory, Senegal stayed undefeated and remained first in Group B with Angola second.
photos Janos Schmidt