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Uganda into basketball round 2 in Kigali despite double loss

🔵Silverbacks results July 1 – Uganda 20-00 Mali July 2 -Uganda 78-87 Cape Verde July 3 – Uganda 72-91 Nigeria Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National basketball team, the Silverbacks will play in the next round of FIBA World Cup qualifiers despite a second consecutive loss to Nigeria in …

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Gen Muhoozi rescues cash-strapped Uganda basketball team in Kigali

  Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commander of the UPDF land forces Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has rescued the cash-strapped Uganda national basketball team The Silverbacks that nearly got stranded in Kigali. The basketball federation announced today that Gen Muhoozi had personally given them Sh188million they needed to settle hotel bills. …

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Sensational Uganda Silverbacks take on Cape Verde

  ✳️ TODAY 7pm Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Cape Verde 🇨🇻 The Uganda National Basketball team, the Silverbacks will put aside their money woes when they take on Cape Verde in a quarter-final game of the ongoing FIBA Afrobasket games in Kigali, Rwanda. Tthe Silverbacks last played Cape Verde in November last …

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Uganda Silverbacks bounce back with victory in FIBA Afrobasket

✳  FIBA Afro Basketball 🇺🇬Uganda 80  🇨🇲Cameroon 66 Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Basketball team, the Silverbacks have defeated Cameroon 80-66 in the FIBA Afro Basketball finals at Kigali Arena in Rwanda. The silverbacks looked more organized Friday both defensively and offensively compared to their opener against …

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Basketball body considers 3X3 tournament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association-FUBA has unveiled plans to hold a 3×3 basketball tournament following the President’s guidance on sports activities in the country. FUBA is discussing the possibility of holding the tournament in November in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs including testing …

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Ugandan-Chinese basketball star Zhu Mingzhen gets national team call

  Beijing, China | THE INDEPENDENT | Beijing-bred, Ugandan-Chinese Zhu Mingzhen has been called to the China national basketball team. Born in Beijing to a Mandarin-speaking Ugandan diplomat and a Chinese mother, Zhu, a graduate of Peking University’s Chinese University Basketball Association (CUBA) program, becomes China’s first adult national team member of …

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Oilers win 7th Uganda basketball title

Canons 5⃣7⃣ 🆚 7⃣2⃣ City Oilers Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Oilers on Sunday defended the National Basketball League title after stopping Uganda Christian University (UCU) Canons 72-57. The Oilers who started the best of seven final series with a 3-1 lead had slowed down as UCU closed the …

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Dolphins, Oilers game ends prematurely due to faulty rim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A hotly contested basketball game between defending champions City Oilers and the JKL Dolphins ended prematurely on Friday night after the rim became faulty. Although the National Basketball Association games between JKL and Oilers started off smoothly in a fully packed YMCA Arena, the …

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City Oilers win sixth Uganda basketball championship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Oilers Basketball Club has retained the National League title after defeating Betway Power in Game five on Wednesday night at the Lugogo MTN Arena. It was City Oilers sixth straight League title after winning 81-73 and 4-1 in the series. Although the teams …

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