• July 3, 2020

Tags : Gazelles

Namuwaya Muhayimina Reveals Her Dream Team

JKL Lady Dolphins and Gazelles star Namuwaya Muhayimina has named her best five players into the dream team. Muhai, as commonly known in the sports circles is also a netball player who has represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2019 Netball World Cup. She started her basketball career at KCCA Leopards, a […]Read More

Basketball: Players Given Sh20,000 For Representing Uganda

Uganda players who splendidly represented the country at the concluded 2019 FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup were given just Sh20,000, a source has told The-SportsNation.com. The players tirelessly worked long hours, endured all the pain, left everything on court and risked body harm in bringing the glory to their country. Uganda, the hosts, put up great […]Read More

FIBA 3X3 Africa: Uganda Impress, Egypt Big Winners

Uganda players pose for a photo during the conclusion of the FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup Team Uganda put up commendable performances at the concluded 2019 FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup held in the country at Hockey grounds, Lugogo. Mali won the U18 girls championship while Egypt won the remaining three titles – Boys U18, Senior men […]Read More

FIBA 3X3 Africa: Uganda Reach Semis

Uganda women team, the Gazelles and the two U18 sides reached the semifinals of the ongoing FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup hosted in Kampala at the Hockey grounds in Lugogo. The Gazelles – Brenda Ekone, Rita Imanishimwe, Zainah Lokwameri and Hope Akello – put up strong performances on day two that left the crowd on it’s […]Read More

FIBA 3X3 Africa: Strong Start For Uganda

Hosts Uganda had a dream start at the ongoing 2019 FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup played at hockey grounds, Lugogo. The tourney, sponsored by Tusker Lite, is in its third edition after the first two were held in Lome, Togo. Uganda signed a three year deal with FIBA to host the tourney from 2019-2021. Uganda’s Silverbacks […]Read More

FIBA U23 Nations League: Dismay As Uganda’s Trip To Hungary

Uganda will shockingly miss this year’s FIBA U23 Nations League, The-SportsNation.com sources have learnt. Uganda was to send a team of boys and girls in the third edition of the tourney that tip-off on September 13-15 in Budapest. According to the Basketball Federation (FUBA), the team was scheduled to set off on Thursday. However, reliable […]Read More

Basketball: Zama Out As FUBA Reveals Team For All Africa

JKL and Gazelles star Jamila ‘Zama’ Nansikombi has shockingly been left out of the 3×3 Women team that will represent Uganda at the 2019 All Africa games. The team of four, has UCU canons and JKL Lady Dolphins players – Abei Priscilla and Sarah Ageno from UCU, with JKL duo Rita Imanishimwe and Hope Akello […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Kenya Beat Gazelles To Set Up Egypt

Sunday, June 30 *Egypt 78-73 Rwanda *Uganda 62-67 Kenya Monday, July 1 Finals: Egypt Vs Kenya Uganda’s dream of playing at 2019 AfroBasket were ended by Kenya on Sunday. The Gazelles, as the Women national basketball team is named, lost 62-67 to Kenya in a semi final tie played at Indoor Arena in Lugogo, Kampala. […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Gazelles Shoot Blanks To Squander Lead In

Thursday, June 27 Women *Rwanda 80-92 Kenya *Egypt 64-55 Uganda Men *Rwanda 97-43 Tanzania *Egypt Vs Kenya (still ongoing) Uganda’s senior Women national basketball team, the Gazelles, fired blanks in a third quarter collapse to fall to favourites Egypt on day two of the 2019 Zone five Championship. Despite leading by 16 points at halftime, […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Mixed Emotions For Uganda

Wednesday, June 26 Women *Egypt 86-82 Kenya *Rwanda 53-62 Uganda Men *Egypt 68-59 Rwanda *Uganda 61-70 Kenya Thursday, June 27 Women *Rwanda Vs Kenya – 1PM *Egypt Vs Uganda – 5PM Men *Rwanda Vs Tanzania – 3PM *Egypt Vs Kenya – 7PM Uganda women managed to overcome Rwanda but the Men lost to Kenya as […]Read More

Friendly: Ekone Drops Game High As Gazelles Ease Past Select

Monday, June 25 *Team Select 45-80 Gazelles (10-20, 12-44, 30-60, 45-80) Brenda Ekone meant serious business as Uganda’s senior women basketball team played a trial match against the league’s select side at Indoor Arena, Lugogo. The Nkumba Lady Marines guard replicated her league performance as she posted a game high 20 points in Gazelles’ 80-45 […]Read More

Friendly: Irakunda, Select Team To Test Gazelles’ Credentials

Monday, June 24 *Uganda Gazelles Vs Select Team – 6PM *Uganda Silverbacks Vs Select Team – 8PM KCCA Leopards point guard Cynthia Irakunda headlines the Select team squad that will play a trial match against Uganda’s senior women national basketball team, the Gazelles. The encounter will be played on Monday at Indoor Arena in Lugogo, […]Read More

Zone Five: We Need To Work As Team – Ayo

Gazelles’ star player Judith Ayo Nansobya has stated that Uganda will need to work as a team if they are to have a good campaign at the coming FIBA Zone Five Championship set in Kampala, June 26. About 12 countries, including Egypt and Rwanda, are expected to arrive in Kampala for the regional showpiece. Uganda […]Read More

Zone Five: Uganda Set For Camp Amidst Training Facility Concerns

Uganda’s preparations for Zone five Basketball championships have been on a pause recently after the Federation had failed to acquire a training facility. The teams – Silverbacks and Gazelles – had planned to tipoff their training last week but the unavailability of Lugogo Indoor Arena has been a hindrance. It should be noted that the […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Gazelles, Silverbacks Squads Revealed

The Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) has on Thursday morning, revealed the National teams (Silverbacks and Gazelles) squads. The teams are set to take part in the preliminaries of the AfroCAN and AfroBasket WOMEN which will be held from June 26 to July 1, 2019 in Kampala. This competition is qualifying for the 01st […]Read More

Basketball: Uganda Hosting Zone Five Hangs In Balance

According to the initial schedule, Uganda will host the FIBA Africa Zone Five Basketball Qualifiers set in June 26. However, the Federation has hinted that the inadequate government funding may force them to throw away the hosting rights. This may come as a huge blow which will see the Country fined and banned from participating […]Read More