Basketball World Cup 2023: all the matches of the fourth day of competition
The second day of the 2023 Basketball World Cup in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia begins. The United States, Spain and Slovenia close the second day of their respective groups seeking to qualify for the second phase and with intact hopes of winning a medal.
We review the results of August 28 with the best images of the matches played between Venezuela – Cape Verde, China – South Sudan, New Zealand – Jordan, Ivory Coast – Iran, Georgia – Slovenia, Puerto Rico – Serbia, Greece – United States States and Brazil – Spain that will close the day.
Venezuela 75 – 81 Cape Verde
A very important victory for Cape Verde in a very exciting game that was decided in the last minutes thanks to a spectacular last quarter. Those of Tavares came back from a good beginning of Venezuela that seemed superior. A 9-22 run in the last ten minutes was the key to victory for the Africans. Little participation in the scoring aspect of the Real Madrid player, who finished with 6 points, 14 rebounds and 3 assists. The South Americans are already eliminated, while Cape Verde will play it in the last match against Doncic’s Slovenia.
Sojo (13), Chourio (8), Graterol (0), Guillent (7), Colmenares (6), Vargas (0), Zamora (14), Cubillan (15), Ruiz (2), Sifontes (-), Carrera (5), Materán (5).
Cape Verde 81Lima (2), Almeida (18), Will Tavares (20), Gomes (22), Edy Tavares (6), Da Rosa (2), Mendonça (3), Correia (2), J. Almeida (6), Mendes (0), Colonel (-), K. Gomes (0).
China 69 – 89 South Sudan
First victory in the history of the World Cup for a South Sudan led, once again, by one of the great sensations of the championship, Carlik Jones. The South Sudanese nationalized American scored 21 points and distributed six assists in his team’s comfortable victory against the Chinese team that kept the match even until the third quarter.
A second defeat for the Chinese, who are already eliminated, while the Africans will play their possible pass to the second round in a beautiful match against Serbia the next day. Whatever happens, South Sudan is leaving a more than worthy image in the first world championship they are playing in their history.
Li (22), Zhang (0), Zhao (13), Zhou (5), Qi Zhou (10). Cui (6), Fu (0), Hu (5), Wang (2), J. Zhao (6), Zhu (0).
South Sudan 89
Gabriel (3), Carlik Jones (21), Kuany (16), Omot (14), Shayok (13), Acuoth (0), Bar (0), Dech (3), Deng (12), Kacuol (6) , Madut (0), Maluach (1). New Zealand 95 – 87 Jordan
A key victory for New Zealand that continues with the intact options of qualifying for the next phase. Hollis-Jefferson’s show with her 39 points was not enough to lead Jordan to victory. The Jordanian ‘Kobe Bryant’ forced overtime with a spectacular 3+1 that caused the astonishment of a pavilion that ended up singing “Kobe, ‘Kobe”.
In extra time, those from Oceania prevailed and caused the elimination of a Jordan that, after losing to Greece on the first day, no longer has any options to go to the next round. New Zealand for its part will play the pass in a match that will be life or death against the Greek team.
New Zealand 95
Delany (14), Ili (15), Ngatai (9), Te Rangi (7), Wetzell (13), Britt (0), Brwon (0), Cameron (3), Fotu (11), Harris (0) , Le’afa (23), Smith-Milner (0),
Z. Abbas (0), Bzai (3), Dwairi (19), Hollis Jefferson (39), Ibrahim (22), H. Abbas (0), Abu Hawwas (4), Alnajdawi (0), Hamarsheh (0), Ammouri (0), Hussein (0), Kannan (0). Ivory Coast 71 – 69 IranVictory for the Ivory Coast in the other group match for Spain. The Africans made up for the defeat with the Spanish team beating Iran in a match that was on the wire until the last quarter. A victory that helps them not to be last in the group, presumably, and that leaves them with little hope if they manage to beat Brazil on the last day.
Iran for its part is already mathematically eliminated after also losing its first match against Brazil. The Ivorian Maxence Dadiet was the highlight of the game with his 16 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.