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Tavares at Afrobasket 2021

NEWS | 25/08/2021 | PHOTOGRAPHER: FIBA

The centre was Cape Verde's standout man in the semifinal loss to Tunisia.
Walter Tavares' involvement in Afrobasket 2021 has come to an end after Cape Verde lost to Tunisia in the semifinals. The madridista center was his team's standout man in the tournament, averaging 16.5 points and 14.3 rebounds.  
Semi-finals
Cape Verde-Tunisia (65-75)
Quarterfinals
Cape Verde-Uganda (79-71)

Group stages
Angola-Cape Verde (71-77)
Cape Verde-Democratic Republic of Congo (66-70)
Rwanda-Cape Verde (74-82)
Tavares
 posted 16 points and 8 rebounds but was unable to stop Tunisia coming out on top in the semifinals. The center produced a decisive performance in the win over Uganda in the quarters with 23 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists. In the Group Stage, the madridista was at the center of the action as Cape Verde recorded two wins and one defeat.
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