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UPDF win Division One Championship

The Division One Final Series between UPDF Tomahawks and Namuwongo Blazers lived up to the expectations with fine margins until the end. UPDF got the better of the Blazers in the decisive game to win 71-70 and clinch the title Sunday evening at MTN Arena, Lugogo. The Army side started on the front foot in …

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JKL crowned Zone 5 Champions

JKL Lady Dolphins are the Zone 5 Champions following a convincing 62-53 win over defending champions Equity Bank Hawks in the final at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Friday night. The Lady Dolphins trailed 17-11 after the opening ten minutes but limited their Kenyan opponents to just 4 points in the …

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City Oilers progress to BAL second round

Ugandan representatives in the Basketball Africa League Qualifiers City Oilers have progressed to the second qualification phase. Oilers won their first three games at the qualification tournament in Dar el Salam, Tanzania to confirm their place at the next stage. The Ugandan champions lost 74-63 to Rwandan side Patriots to finish second at the tournament. …

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Uganda’s Maria Najjuma selected for NBA Academy Camp

Uganda will be well represented at this year’s NBA Academy Africa Women’s Program Training Camp hosted by the National Basketball Association (NBA). Maria Najjuma has been chosen to participate in third edition of the camp set to be held in Senegal next month. The camp will feature players from across the African continent between November …

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Clarification on 3×3 team at World Beach Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kampala, October 14th 2019 –On Sunday October 13th 2019, Uganda’s third player (men) at the World Beach Games got hurt and could not continue in the game against Russia. Because Uganda only travelled with three players instead of the registered four, only two players could continue with the game and in a …

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City Oilers ready to carry Ugandan flag

National Basketball League champions City Oilers will represent Uganda at the upcoming Basketball Africa League (BAL) qualifiers in Dar el Salam, Tanzania. While two teams will qualify to the next stage, Oilers have their sight on finishing the tournament as the number one team. Head coach Mandy Juruni believes his side has whatever it takes …

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FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup launched in Kampala

Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) and officials from FIBA launched this year’s FIBA 3X3 Africa cup Basketball tournament set for November 7th-10th. FUBA president Nasser Sserunjogi was joined by FIBA Sports supervisor Guillaume Julien and Alexis Rambur, the event supervisor at the launch held at Uganda Olympic Committee offices in Lugogo. The tournament will …

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Uganda U23 3×3 team picks lessons from world cup

Uganda was well represented at this year’s FIBA U23 3X3 World Cup that ended October 6th in Lanzhou China. The team led by Hamza Nyambogo finished 17th at the event and has picked valuable lessons going forward. Uganda started the tournament with a 12-19  loss to Romania  before falling 6-19 to Germany. A close 10-13 …

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UPDF, Namuwongo Blazers complete NBL promotion

UPDF Tomahawks and Namuwongo Blazers will play National Basketball League next season. The two sides earned promotion to the top flight after winning their tightly contested semifinal series over the weekend. UPDF were the first team to seal promotion with a 67-55 victory against Nkumba Marines in game three of their series. The army side …

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