The Senegal National Basketball team got off to a winning start in the 2021 African Basketball Championship (Afrobasket) qualifiers after defeating Kenya 96-54 in the tournament's opening tie.
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The two sides started well the first quarter and it finished with both teams all-square at 19-19, before Senegal took the second quarter 28-15.
Kenya, who are being coached by former APR coach Cliff Owuor, came back from half time in better shape and won the third quarter 19-11.
However, Senegal upped their game as they outplayed Kenya 34-2 in the final quarter to sink the Morans of Kenya.
The West African side take on Mozambique on Thursday at 5pm while Kenya will play Angola tomorrow in an earlier kickoff.