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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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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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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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Galanopoulos On Silverbacks Chances At Afrobasket Qualifiers

Silverbacks coach George Galanapolous is confident about the team's chances at the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers due February 17-21 in Monastir, Tunisia. Pitted alongside Morocco, Egypt and Cape Verde, Uganda finished second in the first window held in Alexandria Egypt. Uganda will need to finish among...
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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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South Sudan Basketball President Assumes National Team Coaching Role

South Sudan Basketball Federation President Luol Deng will coach the national team at the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket Qualifiers. The tournament is scheduled for November 25-29, at Kigali Arena. South Sudan received another go at the tournament after coming short twice in previous Qualifiers. South Sudan's chance came recently when Algeria...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Galanopoulos Predicts Tough Campaign

Coach George Galanopoulos has predicted a tough campaign for the Silverbacks at the forthcoming Afrobasket Qualifiers in Alexandria, Egypt. The Silverbacks were drawn in Group E of the Qualifiers alongside hosts Egypt, Morocco and Cape Verde. The Qualifiers are due November 27-29 at Kamal Shalaby venue. Uganda open with Egypt,...
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Silverbacks Take ‘Positive Mentality’ to Egypt

The Uganda Basketball men's team, the Silverbacks, have on Saturday left for Alexandria, Egypt ahead of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. The side will face hosts Egypt, Morocco and Cape Verde in a four-team tournament at Kamal Shalaby venue due November 27-29 in the first window. With the second window...
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