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Afrobasket: Silverbacks Keeping Heads High Amidst Adversity

Silverbacks skipper Jimmy Enabu has stressed that the team is in the right mindset as the 2021 Afrobasket tournament tip-off edges closer. The Silverbacks overcame financial adversity to make their appearance at the showpiece a reality and are currently in a three-day quarantine in Kigali before they head for a...
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Financial Constraints Return to Haunt Silverbacks

Financial constraints have thrust the Uganda Silverbacks in to a spot of bother with the side's preparations to this year's Afrobasket finals ill-fated. The biennial tournament is just a fortnight to tip-off in Kigali, and in an ideal world, Uganda would have intensified preparations for the tournament. But that isn't...
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We Are Dying To Return To Afrobasket – Enabu

Silverbacks captain Jimmy Enabu says that they are "dying" to return to Afrobasket, a continental basketball championship contested by senior national teams in Africa. Uganda target a third straight appearance at the continental stage having made their debut in 2015 after coming second in Zone Five championship held in 2014...
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Rwahire, Mugenga Jet In As Silverbacks Intensify Afrobasket Preps

Two foreign-based stars have jetted on Tuesday night as Uganda's senior men National basketball team, the Silverbacks, intensify their Afrobasket Qualifiers preparations. Eric Rwahire (Canada) and Emmanuel Mugenga (France) have joined the team at their camp in Alexandria. Shooting guard Robinson Opong (Canada) joined the team on Monday night. City...
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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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Dikong Reveals Toughest Opponent

UCU forward David 'Dikong' Deng Kongor has named City Oilers' point guard Jimmy Enabu as his hardest opponent ever faced. Dikong got a big taste of Enabu mainly in last season's final playoffs which the Oilers won after game seven. He has also faced the guard in regular season of...
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Oilers Shift Attention To Maputo After KPA No-Show

City Oilers Captain Jimmy Enabu. FIBA photo Tuesday, December 17 *KPA 0-20 City Oilers (W/0) *GNBC 78-75 UNZA Pacers *Ferroviario 74-59 Cobra *Patriots 113-61 JKT Wednesday, December 18 *City Oilers Vs Ferroviario De Maputo - 1:30PM *JKT Vs GNBC - 4:30PM *Cobra Vs KPA - 6:30PM *UNZA Vs Patriots -...
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Enabu Set To Retire After Illustrious Career

Uganda's sportsmen and retirement cannot be mentioned in the same line. He/she will announce retirement today but returns to action after a split second. However, most are just forced into hang their boots because of injuries and other unforeseen circumstances. The latest set to retire is Oilers and Uganda's golden...
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