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Money Lenders Rescued Uganda’s FIBA Afrobasket Dream

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) President Nasser Sserunjogi has revealed that the federation borrowed money from lenders to fuel Uganda's FIBA Afrobasket aspirations. The Uganda's men national basketball team, the Silverbacks, beat Morocco 77-65 last Thursday in Rabat to return to the continent for a third straight time. However,...
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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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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: 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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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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