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Afrobasket: Two Foreign-based Players Boost Silverbacks Camp

Robinson Opong Odoch and Eric Rwahwire are the first foreign-based players to join the Silverbacks camp in Kigali Rwanda for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. Canada-based Rwahwire who averaged 8 points in the Qualification campaign, will be making his debut at the Afrobasket. Shooting guard Opong on the other hand was...
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Enabu Excited By ForteBet Real Stars Gong

Silverbacks star Jimmy Enabu is excited after he was named the best basketball player at the ForteBet Real stars monthly awards. He has been instrumental as the Silverbacks finished second of group E at the first window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers in Alexandria Egypt where he averaged 18.5...
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Opong Drills Seven Threes As Silverbacks Stun Morocco

Saturday, November 28*Uganda 94-90 Morocco Robinson Opong scored seven threes en route to bagging 29 points as the Silverbacks stunned Morocco in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. Opong caught fire in the third quarter where he scored 16 points, powered by corner threes, as his hot hand burnt Morocco. He...
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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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Opong Ready To Spur Oilers’ BAL Dream

Robinson Odoch Opong is positive and confident ahead of City Oilers' push for the upcoming qualifiers of the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL). Opong and Jordin Mayes have been added to the Oilers roster and the duo joined the team's training session on Monday at GEMS Cambridge. The prolific three-point...
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Mayes Returns, Two More Join City Oilers’ BAL Push

City Oilers have summoned Jordin Mayes, Robinson Opong and veteran Stanley Ocitti for the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) qualifiers due October 15-20 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The inaugural Basketball Africa League, that replaced FIBA Africa Championship cup, start with qualifying rounds before the finals in March 2020 in...
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