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Classification Games - Mar 21, 2006

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In the classification games, India dominated Malta 80-47 while Mozambique defeated Malaysia 80-70. Mozambique and India will play for 5th place while Maylasia and Malta will play for the 7th one.

India - Malta: 80-47
India played a good game especially on the defensive end, the maltese players seemed tired at the end of the game, losing the last quarter 5-19. Geethu Ann Jose (185-C-85) recorded a monster game with 25pts 10/16FG 12rbs and 8bs! Arnika Gujar posted 14pts while Sofi Sam, Divya Singh and Anitha Pauldurai all scored 9pts. Josephine Grima (191-C-84) and Lucienne Bezinna led Malta with 22pts 10rbs and 16pts 8rbs.

India coach Abdul Khan was pleased with his team’s performance, saying, "If we can finish fifth it will be a very big achievement for us and I will be a very happy man."
Boxscore here

Malaysia - Mozambique: 70-80
Mozambique made a better start in this contest and reached the half-time break on a 49-24 lead. Despite a 27-13 run in the third quarter, Malaysia was unable to come back. Rute Muianga (176-F-83) posted 24pts 9/12FG 8rbs and 3ast, Carla Silva netted 16pts and Deolinda Gimo added 9pts 10rbs. On the losing side, Suik May Kew (171-F-82) recorded 18pts 7/15FG, Bee Chuan Low chipped in with 17pts and Beng fong Goh netted 8pts.
Boxscore here


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Commonwealth Games Standings
 1. Australia 7-0 
 2. N.Zealand 6-1 
 3. U.Kingdom 5-2 
 4. Nigeria 4-3 
 5. Mozambiq. 3-4 
 6. India 2-5 
 7. Malaysia 1-6 
 8. Malta 0-7 
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