Guinea shocked Angola 71-69 to reach the 2023 FIBA Women's AfroBasket quarter-finals in Kigali Β©FIBA Women's AfroBasket

Guinea shocked two-time African champions Angola 71-69 to reach the 2023 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women's AfroBasket quarter-finals in Kigali.

They will be joined by Senegal, Mozambique, and Uganda in the remaining spots.

Masseny Kaba was the star performer for Guinea as they sealed a last eight place for the first time since 1994.

She delivered when it mattered the most, scoring 26 points, 14 rebounds and four assists to set up a meeting with 2021 silver medallists Mali.

"We're more than happy with this win," she said after the win.

"Everyone saw us as underdogs and we were ok with that.

"We just wanted to show that women's basketball is a thing in Guinea."

After a horrible start to the tournament, Senegal has hit form at the right time, beating Egypt 71-60 make the cut.

Despite the scoreline, it was Egypt who started strongly, establishing a 24-18 lead in the first quarter before Fatou Babou Diagne inspired a comeback.

Diagne scored 17 points and was joined by Yacine Diop and Aya Traore with 10 points each.

Mozambique made it through after crushing Ivory coast 70-48, and will be up against defending champions Nigeria for a spot in the semi-finals.

Double-double from Leia Dongue underlined what a great tournament she has been having.

Dongue got 18 points and 13 rebounds and was joined by Guerreiras teammates Tamara Seda who got 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Uganda got the better of Democratic Republic of Congo 78-62 to get fix their quarter-final match against hosts Rwanda.

Once again, it was the losing side that pushed in the beginning, racing toa 15-12 lead before the Gazelles managed to level the scores at 30-30.

But the Ugandans controlled the match after half time as Jannon Otto led from the front with 18 points and nine rebounds.

If they qualify for the semi-finals, it will be a first as Uganda has never managed to achieve that in two previous attempts.