It would seem Seydou's powers of persuasion are sharper than imagined because after adamantly professing her desire to leave, Esperanca has decided to stay. This, in effect, means Angola is back in the running for a shot at the USD 300 000 StarGame prize.
Seydou and an emotionally drained Esperanca took to the Diary Room and shared the news. "I am happy with the decision I have made. I am staying", Esperanca said.