• July 6, 2020

Tags : Zone Five Basketball

Official: FUBA Postpones Zone V Tournaments In Kampala

Basketball governing body in Uganda, FUBA, has postponed upcoming Zone Five activities in Kampala due to Covid19 pandemic. This was confirmed in a document released by the Federation, dated May 11 2020 and signed by head of Marketing, media and publicity Arnold Katabi. The postponed events are Zone V preliminaries for U18 and Zone V […]Read More

Zone V: Flirsh MVP As JKL Crowned Champions

Saturday, October 26 *JKL?? 63-56 KPA?? Flavia ‘Flirsh’ Oketcho led by example as JKL Lady Dolphins stunned KPA to win the 2019 Zone Five Championship on Saturday in Dar Ed Salaam. JKL were buoyant going into Saturday’s final after beating Equity in the Friday’s semi to qualify to the FIBA Africa Championship on first attempt. […]Read More

Zone Five: JKL Dispatch Equity To Earn FIBA Africa Ticket

Friday, October 25 *KPA 62-46 APR *Equity 53-62 JKL Saturday, October 26 Finals: JKL vs KPA JKL Lady Dolphins beat defending Champions Equity Bank Hawks 62-53 to storm the finals of the Zone Five Championship on Friday in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. After trailing 17-11 at the end of the first quarter, the side coached […]Read More

Zone V: JKL Face Defending Champions In Crucial Semi

Namuwaya Muhayimuna in action for the Lady Dolphins. JKL photo Friday, October 25 *KPA Vs APR – 6PM *Equity Vs JKL – 8PM JKL Lady Dolphins will face Kenya’s Equity Bank Hawks in the semis of the 2019 FIBA Africa zone five women club championships on Friday in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania. Kenya Ports Authority […]Read More

Zone V: JKL Squander Lead, Lose To KPA

Tuesday, October 22 *JKL 57-58 KPA JKL Lady Dolphins squandered a 11-point lead to lose their first game at the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone five women club championship in Dar es Salam, Tanzania The Dolphins lost 57-58 against Kenya’s Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Mandy Juruni’s side who came into the game on the back of […]Read More

Zone V: JKL Mercenaries Prove Worth, Face KPA Hurdle

Monday, October 21 *Equity 96-39 La Gazzele *Don Bosco – APR *JKT 32-81 JKL (1-18, 9-20, 9-22, 13-21) Tuesday, October 22 *La Gazzele Vs APR *Equity Vs Don Bosco *JKL Vs KPA JKL Lady Dolphins’ acquisitions Brenda Ekone, Zainah Lokwameri, Sarah Ageno and Rose Akon proved their worth as the side eased past Tanzania’s JKT […]Read More

Zone V: Debutants JKL Face Hosts In Opener

Monday, October 21 *Equity Bank vs Le Gazzels – 4PM *Don Bosco vs APR – 6PM JKT vs JKL Lady Dolphins – 8PM Uganda’s representatives at this year’s FIBA Zone Five Women Cup, JKL Lady Dolphins, face Tanzania’s Jeshi la Kujenga Taifa (JKT) at 8PM in Dar. The teams are fighting to qualify for the […]Read More

ZONE V: JKL Lady Dolphins Off To Dar

JKL Lady Dolphins have on Friday left to Dar Es Salam to represent Uganda at this year’s FIBA Africa Champions Cup – Zone Five. This will be the first time in the club’s history to play at a regional meet. They reached this milestone after winning the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL) title. Uganda was […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Uganda Beat Rwanda To Hand Kenya Afrocan

Uganda’s senior men national basketball team, the Silverbacks, with less to lose, beat Rwanda 77-71 in last Zone Five Championship game at Indoor Arena in Lugogo, Kampala. Playing a round robin tourney, Rwanda needed nothing but victory over Uganda to finish on top of the five team log. Uganda’s victory consequently confirmed Kenya Morans as […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Kenya Beat Gazelles To Set Up Egypt

Sunday, June 30 *Egypt 78-73 Rwanda *Uganda 62-67 Kenya Monday, July 1 Finals: Egypt Vs Kenya Uganda’s dream of playing at 2019 AfroBasket were ended by Kenya on Sunday. The Gazelles, as the Women national basketball team is named, lost 62-67 to Kenya in a semi final tie played at Indoor Arena in Lugogo, Kampala. […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Egypt All But End Silverbacks’ Hopes

Saturday, June 29 Women *Rwanda 57-64 Egypt *Kenya 46-66 Uganda Men *Tanzania 74-112 Kenya *Uganda 64-73 Egypt Uganda’s senior men national basketball team, the Silverbacks, have had their chance of qualifying to the inaugural AFROCAN all but ended by Egypt. The Silverbacks suffered their second game from as many, to Egypt 64-73 in a close […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Kenya Drops 97 To Stun Egypt

Thursday, June 27 Women *Rwanda 80-92 Kenya *Egypt 64-55 Uganda Men *Rwanda 97-43 Tanzania *Egypt 79-97 Kenya Kenya Morans are on the brink of reaching the inaugural AFROCAN after a convincing but shocking victory against favourites Egypt at the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone V Championship. Kenya won 97-79 in a pulsating affair played at the […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Gazelles Shoot Blanks To Squander Lead In

Thursday, June 27 Women *Rwanda 80-92 Kenya *Egypt 64-55 Uganda Men *Rwanda 97-43 Tanzania *Egypt Vs Kenya (still ongoing) Uganda’s senior Women national basketball team, the Gazelles, fired blanks in a third quarter collapse to fall to favourites Egypt on day two of the 2019 Zone five Championship. Despite leading by 16 points at halftime, […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Enabu Explains Uganda’s Loss To Kenya

Uganda’s men senior basketball team, the Silverbacks, had a poor start to the 2019 FIBA Africa Zone V championship that got underway on Wednesday at Indoor Arena in Lugogo, Kampala. Uganda despite full backing from the home crowd, lost 61-70 to a resolute Kenya side. “It was tough for us, our shots didn’t drop,” started […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Mixed Emotions For Uganda

Wednesday, June 26 Women *Egypt 86-82 Kenya *Rwanda 53-62 Uganda Men *Egypt 68-59 Rwanda *Uganda 61-70 Kenya Thursday, June 27 Women *Rwanda Vs Kenya – 1PM *Egypt Vs Uganda – 5PM Men *Rwanda Vs Tanzania – 3PM *Egypt Vs Kenya – 7PM Uganda women managed to overcome Rwanda but the Men lost to Kenya as […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Kami Kabange Ready To Spur Rwanda

Former City Oilers player Kami Kabange will look to lead Rwanda’s senior men team through the storm of FIBA Africa Zone five Championship due June 26 in Kampala. Rwanda will face Egypt in their opener before facing Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya in the following fixtures where a winner after the round robin qualifies to Afrocan. […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Kenya’s Makiadi Upbeat On Return

Makiadi’s Fact File Name – Michael Makiadi Ongesa Nationality – Kenyan Date of Birth – April 15, 1989 Place of Birth – Gucha, Kenya Current club – Patriots Previous clubs – Co-op Bank (Kenya), KIU Titans (Uganda), UCU Canons (Uganda). Kenya’s Michael Makiadi is cheerful upon return to Uganda after leaving in 2017 for greener […]Read More

Zone Five Championship: Silverbacks Face Kenya Hurdle

Wednesday, June 26 *Women: Egypt Vs Kenya – 1PM *Men: Egypt Vs Rwanda – 3PM *Women: Uganda Vs Rwanda – 5PM *Men: Uganda Vs Kenya – 7PM Participating Teams Men – Rwanda, Uganda, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania Women – Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt Uganda’s senior men basketball team, the Silverbacks, will start their FIBA Zone five […]Read More