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Egypt hold off Algeria in opener - Nov 8, 2018


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HOSTS Egypt defeated Algeria 69-62 last night in the opening game of the 23rd Arab Men's Basketball Championship, being held in Cairo. The Egyptians held a narrow 51-47 lead heading into the final quarter and did well to close the game out and make a winning start. Tournament action continues today with two games on the cards. The Algerians will be looking to bounce back from yesterday's loss when they take on the UAE in the early game at 6pm, Bahrain time. In the late fixture, Bahrain go head to head with Saudi Arabia at 8pm. Following Bahrain's game tonight, they next take on Egypt on Saturday. They then face Algeria on Monday, before battling the UAE on Tuesday in their final first round game. The five-nation tournament features a single round-robin for its opening stage. The top four move on to the knockout semi-finals, with the winners of those games facing off in the title contest. Bahrain are playing in Cairo with a new-look side, as their roster features a mix of youngsters and their international regulars.
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Arab Nations Cup Standings
 1. Egypt 4-0 
 2. Algeria 2-2 
 3. Bahrain 2-2 
 4. S.Arabia 1-3 
 5. UAE 1-3 
Full Standings

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Abdellah HAMDINI
  ALG
  (200-F-92)
  Avg: 21.2
 1. A.Hamdini ALG21.2 
 2. W.Chism BHR20.5 
 3. Q.Alshabebi UAE15.8 
 4. M.Almarwani KSA13.8 
 5. K.Abdel-Gabar KSA12.0 
 6. M.AlMarwani KSA10.8 
 7. M.Almuwallad KSA10.7 
 8. M.Touati ALG10.7 
 9. A.Gazar EGY10.4 
 10. H.Benayad-Cherif ALG10.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Qais ALSHABEBI
  UAE
  (200-C-91)
  Avg: 14
 1. Q.Alshabebi UAE14.0 
 2. A.Mahmoud EGY9.7 
 3. W.Chism BHR9.2 
 4. M.Touati ALG9.0 
 5. A.Hamdini ALG8.3 
 6. M.AlMarwani KSA7.7 
 7. M.Almarwani KSA7.3 
 8. M.Alsuwailem KSA7.2 
 9. A.Khalaf EGY6.6 
 10. K.Abdel-Gabar KSA6.2 
Assists Per Game
 Abdelhalim KAOUANE
  ALG
  (180-PG-81)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. A.Kaouane ALG8.5 
 2. S.Alajmani UAE6.8 
 3. T.Alnuaimi UAE4.5 
 4. K.Abdel-Gabar KSA4.5 
 5. I.Elgammal EGY4.2 
 6. A.Ismaeel BHR3.7 
 7. A.Metwaliy EGY3.5 
 8. F.Belal KSA3.2 
 9. M.Isa BHR3.0 
 10. Y.Aboushousha EGY2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Khalid ABDEL-GABAR
  KSA
  (188-G-90)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. K.Abdel-Gabar KSA2.2 
 2. S.Alajmani UAE1.8 
 3. A.Metwaliy EGY1.8 
 4. A.Kaouane ALG1.8 
 5. M.Isa BHR1.6 
 6. T.Alnuaimi UAE1.5 
 7. M.Almarwani KSA1.5 
 8. A.Hamdini ALG1.3 
 9. F.Belal KSA1.3 
 10. M.AlMarwani KSA1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Ahmed KHALAF
  EGY
  (206-F/C-99)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. A.Khalaf EGY2.6 
 2. A.Mahmoud EGY2.5 
 3. O.Oraby EGY1.8 
 4. M.Almarwani KSA1.2 
 5. A.Alhawsawi KSA0.8 
 6. O.Belliche ALG0.7 
 7. M.AlMarwani KSA0.5 
 8. M.Hamoda BHR0.5 
 9. M.Almuwallad KSA0.5 
 10. M.Touati ALG0.5 
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