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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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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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NCS Flags Off Silverbacks With Financial Promise

Uganda's men National basketball team, the Silverbacks have been flagged off for Afrobasket Qualifiers amidst financial hardships. The Silverbacks leaves for Egypt this Saturday for the Qualifiers in Alexandria due November 27-29. Since recent weeks, FUBA, has been waiting for NCS funds of Sh370m to facilitate the trip. However, the...
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Afrobasket: Samuel Kalwanyi Pulls Out Of Silverbacks Squad

Samuel Kalwanyi will not be part of the Silverbacks squad for the upcoming Afrobasket Qualifiers in Egypt this month. The Forward cum Centre will not make the trip to Alexandria due to "work constraints," National team manager Albert Ahabwe has told The-SportsNation. Formerly at Charging Rhino and City Oilers, Kalwanyi...
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Omony Tips Silverbacks Ahead Of Afrobasket Qualifiers

Captain Stephen Omony has issued out advice to the Silverbacks ahead of their Afrobasket Qualifiers later this month. The veteran forward will miss out due to an injury. Uganda is pitted in Pool E alongside Egypt, Morocco and Zone three winner (yet to be determined). "We must elevate our mental...