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Playing At Afrobasket Has Inspired Young Players – Juruni

Silverbacks coach Mandy Juruni says that Uganda playing at Afrobasket has been a motivation to young players. Afrobasket, a football equivalent of Africa Cup of Nations, is a men's basketball continental championship of Africa. Uganda has competed at the tourney in the last two editions - 2015 and 2017. "We...
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We Have To Work Hard – Mandy Juruni

Silverbacks coach Mandy Juruni says that the team has to work hard to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket due August 24 to September 5, 2021 in Rwanda. The team has been training at Africa Bible University in Lubowa ahead of the Second Window of the qualifiers that tip off...
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Glad To Be Back – Tonny Drilleba

Silverbacks shooting guard Tonny Drilleba says that he is "glad to be back" as Silverbacks continued with their Afrobasket Qualifiers Preparations. Drilleba missed the first training sessions last week at Africa Bible University as he was in the village for personal reasons. "I have been out a bit, am just...
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Ikong Returns As Silverbacks Intensify Preparations

Joseph Ikong returned to training as Silverbacks continued with the preparations for the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. Ikong missed the first sessions as the team started training on January 4 at Africa Bible University in Lubowa. The Small forward returned this week after burial of his...
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KIU Basketball: Sserunjogi Unveils Three-man Board

KIU Basketball club president Nasser Sserunjogi has unveiled a three-man board to push the club to greater heights. KIU Basketball franchise, affiliated to Kampala International University, is home for KIU Titans (Men) and KIU Rangers (Women) that compete in the National Basketball League. Seasoned journalist Mark Ssali headlines the team...
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Two Out As Silverbacks Finally Start Afrobasket Preps

Uganda's men national basketball team finally tipped off their preparations for the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. The side was initially set to start training on December 15 last year but the Federation had not cleared with National Council of Sports about SOPs guidelines. The team has...
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Basketball Star Gives Birth To Twins

Basketball star Rita Imanishimwe was on Thursday blessed with twins. There were few speculations about her pregnancy after she hid away from the public eye, partly due to the lockdown, and rarely posted her current photos on social media. Imanishimwe's life during Lockdown The JKL Lady Dolphins shooting guard is...
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Enabu Excited By ForteBet Real Stars Gong

Silverbacks star Jimmy Enabu is excited after he was named the best basketball player at the ForteBet Real stars monthly awards. He has been instrumental as the Silverbacks finished second of group E at the first window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers in Alexandria Egypt where he averaged 18.5...
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FUBA Release 2021 Calendar, League Dates Revealed

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association, FUBA, has released their calendar for the year 2021. The calendar is a list of activities, including Competitions, for the Basketball Federation in the given year. FUBA is hoping for an uninterrupted year after a tough 2020 where they were forced to cancel activities including...
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Galanopoulos On Morocco Win, Cape Verde Game and FUBA Management

Friday, November 27*Egypt 96-77 Uganda*Morocco 73-80 Cape Verde Saturday, November 28*Uganda 94-90 Morocco*Cape Verde 82-91 Egypt Sunday, November 29*Uganda Vs Cape Verde - 6:30pm*Morocco Vs Egypt - 8:30pm Silverbacks coach George Galanopoulos has commended his team after a stunning 94-90 against Morocco on Saturday. Robinson Opong scored 29 points, Jimmy...
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Opong Drills Seven Threes As Silverbacks Stun Morocco

Saturday, November 28*Uganda 94-90 Morocco Robinson Opong scored seven threes en route to bagging 29 points as the Silverbacks stunned Morocco in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. Opong caught fire in the third quarter where he scored 16 points, powered by corner threes, as his hot hand burnt Morocco. He...
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