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Heroic Silverbacks Return Home After Afrobasket Qualification

Uganda's National basketball team, the Silverbacks, are back in the country after a successful Afrobasket qualification campaign. The team that left on June 30, beat Morocco 77-65 on Thursday at the Salle El Bouazzaoui to qualify to a third straight FIBA AfroBasket finals. The team touched base on Saturday morning...
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Pictorial: Silverbacks Gear Up For Morocco In Rabat

Silverbacks have intensified the preparations for the crucial Afrobasket qualifier against Morocco on Thursday. The team held their first training session in Rabat today, Sunday, since arriving on Saturday after ending a four-day camp in Egypt. New Silverbacks power forward cum centre Ghedi Abdihakim Mohamed stated: "This is a good...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: Silverbacks Off To Cairo

Uganda's senior basketball national men's National team, the Silverbacks, has left for Cairo, Egypt ahead of the 2021 Afrobasket Qualifiers. Uganda is gearing up for the rescheduled games against Group E opponents Morocco and Cape Verde - The team missed the second window in February due to Covid19. The Silverbacks...
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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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Juruni Expresses Confidence in Silverbacks Squad

Silverbacks coach Mande Juruni believes that the summoned players will do all it takes to take Uganda to 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. A squad of 12 players was named on Thursday for the Afrobasket Qualifiers where Uganda will face Morocco and Cape Verde next month. Uganda’s Afrobasketball qualifiers were postponed by...
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Afrobasket Qualifiers: New Faces As Silverbacks Squad Named

Guard Keiran Zziwa. Courtesy photo Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has summoned the 12-man Silverbacks squad for the rescheduled 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. The Silverbacks participation at the qualifiers was halted before tip-off in February when FIBA discovered five positive COVID-19 cases in the Silverbacks camp in Tunisia. The team...
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Afrobasket: Silverbacks Group E Games Rescheduled

FIBA has finally rescheduled Uganda's postponed Group E games at the qualifiers of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket. FIBA has confirmed in a statement that the games will be played between June 15 and July 15, 2021 at a venue yet to be confirmed. The Silverbacks participation at the biennial tournament...
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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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