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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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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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Dream To Play For The National Team – Fayed Baale

UCU Canons point guard Fayed Baale says that playing for the Silverbacks will be a dream come true. The youngster is part of the Silverbacks team in Monastir, Tunisia set to represent Uganda at the second window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers. "It has been unbelievable but the same...
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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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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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