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Claire Lamunu Returns To National Basketball League

Gazelles star Claire Gloria Lamunu has made a U-turn to the National Basketball League after a spell abroad.

Lamunu has re-signed with KCCA Leopards ahead of the NBL season, The-SportsNation can exclusively report.

Lamunu left KCCA Leopards in 2015 after she was awarded a four-year basketball scholarship at the Vanguard University of South California in the USA.

She has played in Portugal before joining Finland side Kuovala Club.

Claire Lamunu (white) in action for KCCA Leopards against UCU Lady Canons centre Vilma Achieng in 2014. Courtesy photo

The forward joins started out with Gulu hawks in 2008 before joining Gladiators in 2012 and later signed for KCCA in 2013.

At KCCA, she won the 2014 League title in a season she was named the MVP in the playoffs.

Her return in the NBL makes KCCA Leopards a strong title contender for the side that has not won the league title in last five seasons.

She is expected to be in action as KCCA Leopards open with JKL Lady Dolphins on April 17.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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