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Silverbacks’ Afrobasket Fate Still In Suspense

The Uganda National Basketball team, the Silverbacks are yet to discover their fate from FIBA Africa in the aftermath of the just concluded Afro basket Qualifiers in Monastir. Uganda's participation at the biennial tournament was halted before take-off after the custodians of African hoops FIBA reportedly discovered five positive COVID-19...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Silverbacks Out To Stun Egypt

Thursday, February 18*Cape Vs Morocco, 1pm*Uganda Vs Egypt, 10pm Uganda's men senior basketball team, the Silverbacks, will open their second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers against giants Egypt in Monastir, Tunisia. Uganda lost 96-77 to Egypt in November's first window last year in Alexandria but subsequent victories against...
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Galanapolous Weighs In On Fayed, Caesar and Titus

Coach George Galanapolous has commended the progress of the Silverbacks players including Fayed Bbale, Ceasar Kizito and Titus Lual. The team is currently in Monastir, Tunisia ahead of the Second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers due February 17-21. "We are getting better I think every single day, every...
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Juruni Predicts ‘Tougher’ Window, Remains Buoyant

Thursday, February 18*Uganda Vs Egypt, 10pm Saturday, February 20*Morocco Vs Uganda, 4pm Sunday, February 21*Cape Verde Vs Uganda, 4pm Silverbacks coach Mande Juruni has predicted a 'tougher' campaign in the second window for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. The team arrived in Tunisia on Friday evening and are now at...
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Galanopoulos On Silverbacks Chances At Afrobasket Qualifiers

Silverbacks coach George Galanapolous is confident about the team's chances at the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers due February 17-21 in Monastir, Tunisia. Pitted alongside Morocco, Egypt and Cape Verde, Uganda finished second in the first window held in Alexandria Egypt. Uganda will need to finish among...
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We Have To Work Hard – Mandy Juruni

Silverbacks coach Mandy Juruni says that the team has to work hard to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket due August 24 to September 5, 2021 in Rwanda. The team has been training at Africa Bible University in Lubowa ahead of the Second Window of the qualifiers that tip off...
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Glad To Be Back – Tonny Drilleba

Silverbacks shooting guard Tonny Drilleba says that he is "glad to be back" as Silverbacks continued with their Afrobasket Qualifiers Preparations. Drilleba missed the first training sessions last week at Africa Bible University as he was in the village for personal reasons. "I have been out a bit, am just...
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Ikong Returns As Silverbacks Intensify Preparations

Joseph Ikong returned to training as Silverbacks continued with the preparations for the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. Ikong missed the first sessions as the team started training on January 4 at Africa Bible University in Lubowa. The Small forward returned this week after burial of his...
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Two Out As Silverbacks Finally Start Afrobasket Preps

Uganda's men national basketball team finally tipped off their preparations for the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. The side was initially set to start training on December 15 last year but the Federation had not cleared with National Council of Sports about SOPs guidelines. The team has...
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