Tunisia booked their place in the AfroBasket quarter-finals ©FIBA

Tunisia secured a place in the men's AfroBasket quarter-finals by earning their second victory of the group stage at the Salle Omnisport de Rades.

The tournament co-hosts faced a strong challenge from Rwanda in their Group C encounter but moved into a 30-25 at the end of the first-half.

Tunisia pulled further clear in the closing two quarters of the tie to eventually seal a 78-60 triumph.

Rwanda will now face a crucial match tomorrow against Cameroon, who bounced back from their opening day loss by beating Guinea 96-54.

With Rwanda and Cameroon both boasting a record of one win and a defeat, it ensures Tunisia of a quarter-final spot with a match to spare.

Defending champions Nigeria boosted their prospects of a last eight berth in Radès, as they triumphed 90-67 against Mali.

Back-to-back victories saw Nigeria move to the top of the Group A standings prior to their final group match with the Democratic Republic of Congo tomorrow.

Their opponents kept their hopes alive by winning 81-60 against the Ivory Coast, the result moving them level with Mali.

Morocco secured their second win over Angola in 38 years at AfroBasket ©FIBA
Morocco secured their second win over Angola in 38 years at AfroBasket ©FIBA

In Dakar, Senegal delighted their home fans by sealing their second win of the tournament at the Marius Ndiaye Stadium.

The co-hosts beat Egypt 87-52 to top Group D.

Mozambique joined Egypt in second place by overcoming South Africa 67-61.

Senegal are now due to meet Mozambique in a crucial group match tomorrow, with Egypt hoping a win over South Africa will be enough to ensure they progress to the knock-out stage.

Morocco will feature in the quarter-finals as they assured themselves of one of the two spots on offer in Group B.

They secured a place in the last eight by overcoming record 11-time winners Angola 60-53.

It was only Morocco's second victory over Angola in 38 years.

Angola will take on the Central African Republic for the second spot tomorrow, their rivals having overcome Uganda 57-54 today.