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FUBA Contemplating Tournament-Based Championship

Basketball Governing body in the country, FUBA, is plotting to organising a tournament for clubs after Sports Resumption was given a greenlight. President Museveni, during his Sunday national address, reopened sports for the first since March 18. In the long hectic period, FUBA cancelled all basketball activities including the National...
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Hope Akello: Lonely At The Top

JKL Lady Dolphins spotted Hope Akello during the National School Championship in Fort Portal. Then, Akello was a student at St Mary's Kitende. She joined the Dolphins, and like they say, the rest is history. She has established herself as the best player in the National Basketball League, a feat...
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A Breath Of Fresh Air – Dudus On Revamped Players Association

Daniel 'Dudus' Manoja has welcomed the ongoing initiative to revamp the Uganda Basketball Players Association (UBPA). The Association was initially formed in 2011 before it became inactive later on. Baby steps have already been taken to bring back the association and FUBA Technical Director Nicholas Natuhereza is confident that they...
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Uganda Basketball Players Association Being Revamped

Plans are underway to revive the Uganda Basketball Players Association (UBPA), The-SportsNation has been told. The body, that mainly fights for players rights, was initially formed in October 2011 but failed to take off. Eric Malinga was then voted president while Gloria Kyomugisha (General Secretary) and Thaddeus Tonda (Treasurer) were...
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Interview: Macgyver On Dullah, Fahmy, Enabu and MJ

Paul 'MacGyver' Odong has picked some of the top individuals in his basketball career so far. Odong recently ended his long career with Betway Power to join NBL's newcomers Namuwongo Blazers. In an interview with The-SportsNation, MacGyver has named Abdullah 'Dullah' Ramthan as his best teammateand branded Jimmy Enabu as...
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Coach Natuhereza Picks UCU’s Greatest Teams

There was no place in the starting five for shooting guards Ritah Imanishimwe and Stephen Wundi as Coach Nicholas Natuhereza named the best UCU players he has ever coached. The duo, among the best ever graced the National Basketball League, have however been given special mentions, but missing out in...
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Coach Ronnie Mutebi Bemoans FUBA Decision To Cancel Season

Warriors coach Ronnie Mutebi expressed his discontent over FUBA's decision to cancel season. Last week, due to the Covid19 induced lockdown, FUBA Cancelled all the 2020 basketball competitions as per the calendar with the exception of the Afrobasket. The decision means that there will be no National Basketball League this...
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Uganda Basketball Players Face Unprecedented Times

Uganda National Basketball League Players face periods of uncertainties after the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association cancelled the season due to Covid19 pandemic. The NBL season was supposed to tip off in March before the ban on public gatherings was effected. After months of denial, FUBA last week confirmed that...
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FUBA Cancels All Local 2020 Basketball Activities

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has on Friday canceled all the local basketball activities due to Covid19 pandemic. Only Afrobasket Qualifiers remain standing on the 2020 calendar. Uganda will take part in the 2021 Afrobasket Qualifiers scheduled November 27-29 in Alexandria, Egypt. Uganda's men team were pitted in group...
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Betway Power Player Lands Lucrative Deal In Malawi

Betway Power guard Amin Mkosa has joined Malawian giants Bravehearts, this website has learnt. Mkosa, a Tanzania International, played a vital role as Power reached last season's semis before they were ousted by UCU Canons. He averaged 7 points and 3 rebounds, and his addition strengthens Bravehearts who are preparing...
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Namuwaya Muhayimina Reveals Her Dream Team

JKL Lady Dolphins and Gazelles star Namuwaya Muhayimina has named her best five players into the dream team. Muhai, as commonly known in the sports circles is also a netball player who has represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2019 Netball World Cup. She started her basketball...
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