• July 10, 2020

Tags : NBL

NBL: Journeyman Brian Ssentongo Joins New Team

Big man Brian Ssentongo has joined National Basketball League side Sharing Youth, The-SportsNation can confirm. He was in talks to rejoin former team Falcons before the Nsambya based team tabled a bigger offer. Ssentongo joins as a free agent after he was released by KIU Titans, a club he played for just a season from […]Read More

Revealed: Who Made FUBA Teams Of The 2019 Season

The best teams (five best performers by position) in each basketball division in the concluded 2019 season have been revealed by FUBA The teams revealed by Federation of Uganda Basketball Association, encompasses performances from both the regular and playoffs. In the men’s top flight, NBL,UCU Canons’ Fayed Baale misses out as Tony Drilleba takes the […]Read More

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 the best performers of the […]Read More

Basketball: Vicky Ntale Leaves A1 Challenge After 10 Years

Vicky Ntale has left A1 Challenge after a ten-year stay at the Women National Basketball League club. The player, who has been the team’s captain, has revealed the development to The-SportsNation. Vicky, as commonly known, said that her reason for change is to ‘aspire to inspire’ and every moment is a fresh beginning. “I would […]Read More

Basketball: Coach Sserunyigo Reveals Why He Joined KIU Rangers

KIU Rangers coach Rogers Sserunyigo is excited ahead of the new season that is set to tip off on Friday, March 20. He was appointed the new KIU Rangers coach last month after a season with Uganda Martyrs University. UMU will be coached by John Kiggundu. “They were excellent girls,” Sserunyigo reflected on his stay […]Read More

Document: Must Know As FUBA Release NBL Fixture

Opening Weekend Friday, March 20 *UCU Lady Canons Vs KIU Rangers – 6:30pm *JKL Dolphins Vs City Oilers – 8:30pm Saturday, March 21 *UMU Ravens Vs Nabisunsa Girls – 11:30am *Sharing Youth Vs Falcons – 1:30pm *KCCA Leopards Vs A1 Challenge – 3:30pm *UPDF Tomahawks Vs Ndejje Angels – 5:30pm Sunday, March 22 *Magic Stormers […]Read More

Nam Blazers Unveils Paul ‘MacGyver’ Odong

New National Basketball League side Nam Blazers has confirmed the addition of former Betway Power player Paul Odong. Like ealier reported by this website, MacGyver as commonly known, is one of the four players that joined the Blazers. He averaged seven points, three rebounds and two assists for Power last season. His career started way […]Read More

Sources: Sudi Ulanga Returns To Former Team

Sudi Ulanga has returned to UCU Canons after leaving the side in 2015, The-SportsNation sources have been told. He was released by KIU Titans last season, a team he helped to reach the 2017 NBL finals where they lost to City Oilers. The elite three-point shooter has denied claims, adding that Jo deal is done […]Read More

Sources: KCCA Basketball Team Makes Managerial Changes

National Basketball League team KCCA have made changes in their technical team, The-SportsNation sources have been told. KCCA Men have parted ways with head coach Bernis Ankunda. Ankunda, former coach of Nkuma Marines and Falcons, joined in July 2018 when he replaced Roger Sserunyigo. Also Read – Former Power Players Join Nam Blazers He helped […]Read More

Four Former Betway Power Players Join Nam Blazers

New National Basketball League side Namuwongo Blazers has signed four former Betway Power players, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. Syrus Kiviiri, Fahmy Ssebatindira and Paul ‘MacGyver’ Odong have joined the Namuwongo based side. Michael Kojo joins after a season with Falcons, he is also a former Power player. Also Read – Norman Blick Among Released Players […]Read More

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 in various categories that include […]Read More

Derrick Katumba Joins New Entrants Nam Blazers

Namuwongo Blazers have confirmed the signing of Derrick Katumba, the club has posted on their official pages. Details of his contract remain unknown. The big man joins after ending his tenure with Ndejje University Angles where he had joined in 2014. Nam Blazers and UPDF Tomahawks are the newly promoted teams in NBL. Must Know […]Read More

KCCA Men: Norman Blick Among Released Players

KCCA Men (Panthers) has released Norman Blick among other players before the season tips off next month, The-SportsNation sources have been told. Blick, one of Uganda’s best players of all time, joined KCCA from JKL Dolphins. He has played with KIU Titans, D-mark Power, Sky Jammers, Nkumba Marines, Warriors in a career that started way […]Read More

Sudi Ulanga: Shooting Guard Pondering His Next Move

Sudi Ulanga says that he is not going to retire now and the guard is thinking about his next move ahead of the 2020 National Basketball League. Sudi, regarded by many as the best shooter to have graced the NBL, was released by KIU Titans last season. He helped the Titans to 2017 NBL finals […]Read More

Transfers: Betway Power Confirmed Ins And Outs

Betway Power will seek to end their eight-year league championship drought when the 2020 season starts. The side has made overhaul changes, letting a core of the team to leave. Power has won the league title five times – 1996, 2000, 2008, 2010 and 2011. Among the notable exits include Captain Fahmy Ssebatindira and Joseph […]Read More

Ivan Lumanyika Reportedly Joins Betway Power

Big man Ivan Lumanyika is set to join Betway Power, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. The Silverbacks centre who can also play as a power forward became a free agent after he was released by JKL Dolphins. If this comes to pass, he joins Brian Walters who was recently confirmed as Power’s new signing recently. Also […]Read More

Joas Maheta: UCU Captain Departs

UCU Guard and Captain Joas Maheta has ended his stay at the Mukono-based University. Joas, as he is commonly known, graduated last year in October with a Bachelor in Business Computing. He has confirmed to this website that he has not considered remaining in Uganda, but will join a team in his home country, Tanzania. […]Read More

Peace Nakirijja: Guard Leaves JKL With Some Regrets

JKL Lady Dolphins has released guard Peace Nakirijja after the end of a successful 2019 campaign, the club recently confirmed. The long serving player joined JKL in 2015 and later renewed her contract until 2019. She has been part of the club’s successive story that includes two league titles and a Zone five championship. She […]Read More

A1 Challenge Release Georgia Adhiambo, Two Others

Women Basketball top flight team A1 Challenge has confirmed release of Georgia Adhiambo (Kenya), Agnetta Kambua (Kenya) and Elizabeth Akol (Uganda). The club, in a post put on their page, commended the trio’s efforts rendered and wished them success in their next chapters. Georgia Adihambo, commonly known as Jojo, joined A1 in 2018 and made […]Read More