Angola’s 18-year-old Silvio de Sousa (6’9″, 240lbs) power forward is one of the rising stars of Angolan and African Basketball.
In his last FIBA U19 game in Cairo, De Sousa beasted Korea with 27 points and 21 rebounds as Angola closed-out the 2017 World Cup with a 55-53 win.
De Sousa, a bruising forward is the best polished Angolan Basketball player ever at this age and averaged a double-double at the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt, Cairo with 17.3 points per game (3rd), 13.1 rebounds (1st), 2.1 assists and 1.4 steals.
The 2018 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida) four-star recruit holds NCAA basketball division I offers from Florida, Louisville, Maryland, LSU and many others. De Sousa currently represents Angola’s best chance at a future first round and potential NBA pick.