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Angola Eliminated from 2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament After Loss to Lebanon

Angola's hopes of qualifying for the 2024 Olympic Games in basketball were dashed after a narrow defeat to Lebanon in the group phase of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament held at Pabellon Fuente de San Luis in Valencia, Spain. The final score was 70-74 in favor of Lebanon.

Match Summary:
- Angola: 70
- Lebanon: 74

Quarter Scores:
- Q1: Angola 13 - 19 Lebanon
- Q2: Angola 11 - 16 Lebanon
- Q3: Angola 21 - 9 Lebanon
- Q4: Angola 25 - 30 Lebanon

Despite a strong third quarter where Angola outscored Lebanon 21-9, they could not maintain the momentum and ultimately fell short in the final minutes of the game. This defeat marks Angola's second loss in the tournament, eliminating them from advancing further.

Angola fought hard, but Lebanon's resilience and strategic play, particularly in the fourth quarter where they scored 30 points, proved to be too much for the Angolan team to overcome. Lebanon's victory was a significant achievement as they continue their journey in the tournament.

Angola will now need to regroup and focus on future competitions, while Lebanon moves forward with high hopes of securing a spot in the 2024 Olympic Games.

Stay tuned for more updates and detailed analyses of the ongoing FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

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