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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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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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Inaugural FUBA Cup Cancelled

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association has on Monday confirmed the cancellation of the inaugural FUBA Cup. The four-day tourney was due this Month - November 14, 15, 21 and 22. The cancellation comes as a big blow especially to the players whose hope to return to action switches to next...
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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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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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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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Official: FUBA Postpones Zone V Tournaments In Kampala

Basketball governing body in Uganda, FUBA, has postponed upcoming Zone Five activities in Kampala due to Covid19 pandemic. This was confirmed in a document released by the Federation, dated May 11 2020 and signed by head of Marketing, media and publicity Arnold Katabi. The postponed events are Zone V preliminaries...
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Nasser Sserunjogi: National Teams Should Be Financed By Government

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association President Nasser Sserunjogi says that national teams activities "should be sponsored by government." Sserunjogi who made the remarks while appearing on NBS TV's The Score on Sunday, believes that the move will give the teams confidence which leads to competitive advantage. Sserunjogi said: "While federations...
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FUBA Weighing Three Options For 2020 NBL Season

The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association will be making a decision for the NBL to start after after the Covid19 pandemic. The league was supposed to tip-off in March before a ban on public gatherings that was effected on March 18. Per the document seen by this website, the Federation...
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Okello, Akello Win Big At FUBA Awards Dinner

Oksy & Aksy: James Okello (left) and Hope Akello (Right) took the big gongs home at FUBA awards dinner at Kabira. Photos - Don Mugabi Phil City Oilers' James Okello and JKL Lady Dolphins' Hope Akello won the top accolades as Federation of Uganda Basketball Association - FUBA - recognized...
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FUBA Calendar: Awards Dinner, League Tip-off Dates Revealed

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has revealed its calendar for the year 2020. Notably, for a second year running, FUBA will reward excellence as the Awards dinner ceremony will be held on March 6 at a venue yet to be confirmed. Best performers of 2019 season will be honored...

Minister Obua Cautions Sports Federations Heads

Hamson Obua is the new Sports Minister. courtesy photo Heads of Sports Federations in the country have been advised to be transparent and accountable in their public offices. This, was during National Sports Forum where the new state Minister for Sports Hamson Obua met all the National Federation (Association) heads...
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