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Money Lenders Rescued Uganda’s FIBA Afrobasket Dream

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) President Nasser Sserunjogi has revealed that the federation borrowed money from lenders to fuel Uganda's FIBA Afrobasket aspirations. The Uganda's men national basketball team, the Silverbacks, beat Morocco 77-65 last Thursday in Rabat to return to the continent for a third straight time. However,...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Silverbacks Off To Cairo

Uganda's senior basketball national men's National team, the Silverbacks, has left for Cairo, Egypt ahead of the 2021 Afrobasket Qualifiers. Uganda is gearing up for the rescheduled games against Group E opponents Morocco and Cape Verde - The team missed the second window in February due to Covid19. The Silverbacks...
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Juruni Expresses Confidence in Silverbacks Squad

Silverbacks coach Mande Juruni believes that the summoned players will do all it takes to take Uganda to 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. A squad of 12 players was named on Thursday for the Afrobasket Qualifiers where Uganda will face Morocco and Cape Verde next month. Uganda’s Afrobasketball qualifiers were postponed by...
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FUBA Left To Wander As NCS Turn Down 1.27bn Plea

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association is in a fix after National Council of Sports has failed to fund their upcoming National team engagements. FUBA is racing against time as the Men's and Women's teams are set to take part in the Afrobasket Qualifiers. The Silverbacks have Afrobasket Qualifiers in Morocco...
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Afrobasket: Silverbacks Group E Games Rescheduled

FIBA has finally rescheduled Uganda's postponed Group E games at the qualifiers of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. FIBA has confirmed in a statement that the games will be played between June 15 and July 15, 2021 at a venue yet to be confirmed. The Silverbacks participation at the biennial tournament...
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Silverbacks’ Afrobasket Fate Still In Suspense

The Uganda National Basketball team, the Silverbacks are yet to discover their fate from FIBA Africa in the aftermath of the just concluded Afro basket Qualifiers in Monastir. Uganda's participation at the biennial tournament was halted before take-off after the custodians of African hoops FIBA reportedly discovered five positive COVID-19...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Silverbacks Out To Stun Egypt

Thursday, February 18*Cape Vs Morocco, 1pm*Uganda Vs Egypt, 10pm Uganda's men senior basketball team, the Silverbacks, will open their second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers against giants Egypt in Monastir, Tunisia. Uganda lost 96-77 to Egypt in November's first window last year in Alexandria but subsequent victories against...
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Galanapolous Weighs In On Fayed, Caesar and Titus

Coach George Galanapolous has commended the progress of the Silverbacks players including Fayed Bbale, Ceasar Kizito and Titus Lual. The team is currently in Monastir, Tunisia ahead of the Second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers due February 17-21. "We are getting better I think every single day, every...
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Juruni Predicts ‘Tougher’ Window, Remains Buoyant

Thursday, February 18*Uganda Vs Egypt, 10pm Saturday, February 20*Morocco Vs Uganda, 4pm Sunday, February 21*Cape Verde Vs Uganda, 4pm Silverbacks coach Mande Juruni has predicted a 'tougher' campaign in the second window for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. The team arrived in Tunisia on Friday evening and are now at...
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