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NBA and FIBA announce plan to launch professional basketball league in Africa

Basketball Africa League to mark NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside North America CHARLOTTE (U.S.)/MIES (Switzerland)/Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on Saturday announced their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa. …

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A-1 Challenge to engage Bugolobi youth in Basketball

Home Basketball A-1 Challenge to engage Bugolobi youth in Basketball Uganda in timely Kenyan basketball friendly…Previous StoryA-1 Challenge to engage Bugolobi youth in Basketball A-1 has over the years empowered the girl child in many parts of the country Anthony Dhabanyi (right), the Operations Manager 1xbet presents a sh10 cheque to A-1 Challenge Ladies team …

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Ferroviario da Beira sign Uganda’s Opong Robinson

BEIRA (FIBA Africa Basketball League 2019) – Aiming to make an impact at the upcoming FIBA Africa Basketball League (FIBA ABL), Ferroviario da Beira have signed three new international players.  Uganda international Robinson Opong – a prolific three-point shooter – is joined by Serbian duo Bozo Djumic and Vuk Jovanovic. Twenty-seven years-old Djumic is described as 6ft10in …

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JKL Lady Dolphins are the New Basketball Queens

JKL Lady Dolphins ended UCU Lady Canon’s stronghold on the National Basketball League after a 66-63 game four victory at the Lugogo MTN Arena on Wednesday evening. The result sealed a remarkable 4-0 series sweep against a team that had won the last three championships and is the joint most successful side alongside Lady Bucks …

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Oilers prove immortal with sixth NBL Championship

Their success comes with a history re-write in the manner that they extended their unprecedented winning streak on the local scene with six titles in a row. City Oilers players celebrate with the FUBA league trophy after they won their best of seven finals series against Betway Power 4-1. PHOTOS: Michael Nsubuga Tuskerlite NBL Playoffs …

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Drileba has eyes on FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup glory

KAMPALA (FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2018) – Fresh from winning the National Basketball League title with City Oilers in Uganda on last week, Tonny Drileba has his eyes on the upcoming FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup set to be held in Lome, Togo from November 9-11. Uganda is an emerging force in the shorter version of …

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