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Chamberlain Oguchi named AfroBasket 2015 MVP, headlines All-Star Five

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 Nigeria shooting guard Chamberlain Oguchi was rewarded for his impressive tournament and a huge individual performance in the Final of AfroBasket 2015 on Sunday by receiving the Most Valuable Player award, presented by Tissot.

0guchi hit a trifecta of three-pointers on his way to a game-high 19 points and also grabbed 7 rebounds as Nigeria held off Angola 74-65 to claim their first-ever continental title.

The 29-year-old headlined the All-Star Five which also included his Nigeria team-mate Al-Farouq Aminu, Carlos Morais of Angola, Tunisia’s Makram Ben Romdhane and Gorgui Dieng of Senegal.

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As AfroBasket 2015 champions, Nigeria qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics, while Angola, Tunisia and Senegal all bookd their places in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQTs).