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Uganda Withdraws From Women Afrobasket Qualifiers

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association has withdrawn the Gazelles from taking part in the upcoming FIBA Women Afrobasket Qualifiers. The Gazelles, Uganda's Women senior Basketball team, had confirmed participation for the Zone Five event due July 12-17 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda. FUBA has cited Financial constraints for the unfortunate decision....
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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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FUBA, NCS To Meet Over League Restart

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) and National Council of Sports (NCS) are set for a meeting to discuss the way forward for the Basketball Leagues. NCS, on June 3rd, directed FUBA to suspend "with immediate effect" all planned fixtures for the Basketball League "until further notice." It is said...
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FUBA Blamed For JKL Open Cancellation

The inaugural JKL basketball invitational tournament that was set to tip off last weekend didn't go on as planned. The tournament was canceled, and JKL Sports team has put the blame on the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA). JKL Technical Director Fredricks 'Freedom' Owora said that the Federation didn't...
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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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