• July 8, 2020

Tags : Junior Gazelles

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 Africa U16: Najjuma Wins Big As Uganda Finish Fifth

Maria Najjuma has left a mark at the recently concluded 2019 FIBA U16 Women’s Africa Championship. The powerful centre, was named among the best five of the tournament and also won the accolade for best rebounder. Najjuma averaged a double double of 27 rebounds and 17.8 assists in an impressive performance. The Junior Gazelles, debuting […]Read More

FIBA Africa U16: Najjuma’s Triple Double Not Enough As Uganda

Thursday, August 1 *Angola X South Africa (not played) *Mali 112-32 Rwanda *Egypt 88-42 Tanzania *Uganda 69-73 Mozambique (OT) Friday, August 2 Semis *Angola Vs Egypt *Mali Vs Mozambique Uganda was eliminated by Mozambique out of the ongoing 2019 FIBA Africa U16 women championship in Rwanda despite a monstrous display by Maria Najjuma. Mozambique needed […]Read More

FIBA Africa U16 Championship: Uganda Suffers Second Loss

Monday, July 29 *South Africa X Mali (not played) *Tanzania 52-78 Mozambique *Rwanda 49-68 Angola *Uganda 46-80 Egypt Tuesday, July 30 *Angola Vs Tanzania *Rwanda Vs Mozambique *Mali Vs Egypt Uganda’s team used: Starting Five – Shila Lamunu, Penitah Nabakoza, Esther Namiiro Kwagala, Mary Moses Amaniyo, Maria Najjuma. Subs – Patience Nantume, Sylvia Namuddu, Linda […]Read More

FIBA Africa U16 Championship: Rude Welcome For Uganda

Sunday, July 28 *Mali 108-32 Uganda *Angola 76-54 Mozambique *Rwanda 36-42 Tanzania *South Africa X Egypt Monday, July 29 *South Africa Vs Mali *Tanzania Vs Mozambique *Rwanda Vs Angola *Uganda Vs Egypt Uganda lost, to say the least, their opening game at the ongoing biennial FIBA U16 Women’s African Championship in Rwanda. The Junior Gazelles, […]Read More

FIBA Africa U16 Championship: Debutants Uganda Seek To Punch Above

Uganda’s junior women basketball team, he Junior Gazelles, is in Rwanda for the FIBA U16 Africa Women’s Africa Championship. The team, under coach Roger Sserunyigo and Harriet Lubowa arrived in Kigali at 2AM on Saturday morning. Uganda won Zone five U16 Championship in Rwanda recently this year to qualify to this stage, for the first […]Read More

Zone Five U16: Junior Gazelles Crowned Champions

Winners U16 Girls – Uganda U16 Boys – Rwanda Uganda’s junior Basketball girls team, the Junior Gazelles, were crowned winners of the Zone five Africa U16 Championship held in Kigali, Rwanda. The team swept both Rwanda and Tanzania to clinch the title and most importantly qualify to the FIBA Africa U16 Championship that will also […]Read More

Zone Five U16: Uganda Face Wounded Tanzania In Crucial Tie

In brief: After a strong start in a shock victory against hosts Rwanda, Tanzania have now lost two games in a row and now face unbeaten Uganda who will all but seal their qualification to FIBA Africa U16 Championship with a win. Thursday, June 13 *Girls: Tanzania 54-61 Rwanda Friday, June 14 Girls: Uganda vs […]Read More

Zone Five U16: Mixed Fortunes For Uganda In Rwanda Double

Wednesday, June 12 *Girls: Uganda 63-55 Rwanda *Boys: Rwanda 96-36 Uganda Uganda’s junior teams recorded mixed results at the ongoing FIBA Africa U16 Zone five Championship against Rwanda in Kigali. The Girls extended their strong start with comeback victory before Rwanda revenged on the Boys with a blowout defeat. Coming into the game on the […]Read More

Zone Five U16: Uganda Overcome Tanzania To Get Off The

Tuesday, June 11 *Girls: Tanzania 39-58 Uganda (9-18, 15-11, 2-16, 13-13) Wednesday, June 12 *Girls: Uganda Vs Rwanda *Boys: Rwanda Vs Uganda Uganda’s U16 girls basketball team walked the talk as they proved too much for Tanzania in the FIBA Africa U16 Zone five Championship. Tanzania came into the game with high morale after beating […]Read More

Zone Five U16: Junior Gazelles Target Perfect Start

Monday, June 10 *Girls: Rwanda 63-74 Tanzania Tuesday, June 11 *Girls: Tanzania vs Uganda, 6PM Uganda’s U16 girls Basketball team, the Junior Gazelles, will be seeking to get off the mark when they face Tanzania in the FIBA Africa U16 Zone five championship. The week long regional competition, for both girls and boys, tipped off […]Read More