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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Full Camp For Silverbacks In Egypt

The Silverbacks coaching staff will have a full squad today as the team gears up for the upcoming 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers.

There are 12 players in camp after the arrival of awaited arrival of Deng Geu and Ishmail Wainwright.

Wainwright trained with the team on Sunday while Danish-based Geu jetted in deep in the night.


The Silverbacks have been in Camp since November 14 ahead of tip-off this Friday at Kamal Shalaby venue.

The Silverbacks were drawn in Group E of the Qualifiers alongside hosts Egypt, Morocco and Cape Verde.

This will be the first window of the Qualifiers before the second round next year in February 19-21 at a yet-to-be determined venue.

The top three teams from the group will automatically qualify to the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 to be held in Rwanda.

Silverbacks coaches Mande Juruni and George Galanopoulos. FUBA

The Team’s Composition:

Players – Ben Komakech (City Oilers), Tony Drileba (City Oilers), Jimmy Abraham Enabu (City Oilers), Joseph Ikong Anyuru (City Oilers), James Okello (City Oilers), Stanley Mugerwa (Warriors), Titus Lual Odeke (UCU Canons), Emmanuel Mugenga (France), Ishmail Wainwright (USA), Robinson Opong (Canada), Eric Rwahire (Canada), Deng Geu (Denmark)


November 27:

Uganda Vs Egypt at 17:30
Morocco Vs Cape Verde at 20:30
November 28:

Uganda Vs Morocco at 17:30
Egypt Vs Cape Verde at 20:30
November 29:

Uganda Vs Cape Verde at 17:30
Egypt Vs Morocco at 20:30

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