ANTANANARIVO(FIBA Africa Champions Cup 2017) – Malagasy side ASCUT won their fifth FIBA Africa Champions Zone 7 Cup on Sunday after beating rivals Gendarmerie Nationale Basketball 63-61.
Valeri Olivier Boutou who sparked the fifth-time FIBA Africa Zone 7 champiuons was named MVP of the tournament.
ASCUT got on their winning ways with a strong start, heading the game 17-9. But the Policemen gave them a good run for their money, coming back 28-29 (19-12) before Half-Time.
ASCUT bounced back, and things went wrong for rival Policemen, who dropped back four points behind at the end of the third quarter (47-43).
The last quarter was more balanced with a boxscore of 18-16 for Gendarmerie Nationale Basketball, but ASCUT has already made the break (63-61).