By Eurohoops Team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Angola built a big lead in the first half and comfortably held on to defeat Croatia, 93-73, at Kunshan, China. Olimpio Cipriano led the way with 24 points, Yanick Moreira finished the exhibition match with 14 points. Toni Perkovic scored a team-high 21 points for Croatia that competed in the three-day tournament with youngsters.
Both national teams finished their round-robin schedule with one win in three games. The Croatians beat Puerto Rico 70-66 after losing to the hosts, 89-73. The African side rebounded following the 73-62 loss to China and 66-64 loss to Puerto Rico.
One more friendly match is left with the undefeated Chinese national team battling Puerto Rico that is 1-1 after the first two days of action. Out of the four participating sides, only Croatia will miss the World Cup set to take place between August 31st and September 15th at China.
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