Lisván Valdez won Cuban basketball match in Nicaragua

Cuban Lisván Valdez

Havana, Oct 5 (JIT) .- The Cuban guy Lisván Valdez scored 21 points in the victory of his Real Estelí team 66-64 against UNAN León in the Superior Basketball League of Nicaragua.

The forward from Havana was decisive in the triumph of the three-time champions in the most recent date in a duel with the university students from León, who have also Cuban Yuniskel Molina and Orestes Torres in their ranks.

Valdez, although he was not with his aim, made two shots from three points, five from two and five free shots on Sunday night at the Alexis Argüello Sports Center in the capital Managua.

Molina from Matanzas, another of the three hired there by the Cuban federation, contributed 11 goals and his Havana teammate Orestes Torres, a former member of the island’s national teams, added 27 for the losers.

Now Real Estelí remains at the top of the table along with Brumas de Jinotepa, both with a balance of 11 successes and four defeats, while UNAN León is seventh with seven smiles and nine failures in the tournament that has a total of nine teams. .

Another Antillean who continues with outstanding work is Osmel Oliva from Artemis with the National University of Engineering (sixth with 9-6). He contributed 10 cards on Saturday in a 75-70 victory over Brumas de Jinotepa to reach a total of 346 and rank fourth among the top scorers.

Oliva marks the performance of the Cubans, as he continues among the first 10 in assists (third with 82), three-point shots converted (first- 53), average points per game (sixth- 23.1), minutes played (fourth- 559 ) and ball recoveries (eighth- 31), according to official statistics.