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Basketball: France thrash Egypt at World Cup

The Pharaohs were dealt a heavy loss at the basketball World Cup in Spain

Ahram Online, Monday 1 Sep 2014
Egypt lose to France in the Basketball World Cup on Monday (Photo: FIBA official website)

France thrashed Egypt 94-55 to cost the Pharaohs their third successive loss at the basketball World Cup on Monday.

France dominated the game’s four quarters, winning 23-15, 26-11, 19-10 and 26-19.

The Pharaohs' best performer was Youssef Shousha, who scored 7 points and made zero assists.

The Egyptians lost 85-64 to Serbia in Granada in their opening match on Saturday. They also were defeated against hosts Spain 91-54 in the second matchday on Sunday.

They lie at bottom in the six-team group with three points.

Egypt next take on Iran on Wednesday.

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