The NBA and FIBA will conduct qualification tournaments to identify which teams from Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, can compete in the league.
Tunisia's Club Africain have been awarded maximum points and 3-0 victory over opponents Ismaily, after the Egyptian club abandoned its Champions League fixture in January.
Defending champion Elina Svitolina also advanced after her second round opponent Ons Jabeur of Tunisia was forced to retire with an apparent shoulder injury while trailing 7-6(4) 4-0.
When FIFA started the aged-group tournament in 1977, it was a test of skills in Tunisia.
World number 56 in Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur beat Croatian Donna Vekic 6-4, 7-6 (11/9) to claim a second round spot where she’ll face the winner of the last two editions of the competition in Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.
Barely 10 days after the sacking of President Ben Ali in Tunisia, protests began in Egypt on January 25, 2011 and ran for 18 days.
In order to determine which teams will be participating in the venture, the NBA and FIBA are jointly planning to conduct qualification tournaments later this year to identify the 12 teams that would represent several countries – including Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Fourteen Tunisian workers kidnapped by armed men in western Libya three days ago were released on Sunday, the Tunisian foreign ministry said in a statement.
Their home countries include Tunisia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Russia — as well as France, Britain, Germany and Belgium.
(HO/Media centre of the GNA forces military operation against ISIS in Sirte via AFP) Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.