The National Basketball Team (SilverBacks) Qualifed for the 1st and 2nd Round World Cup Qualifiers during AfroBasketball that was held in Senegal, 2017. Uganda in Group B with countries like Mail,Nigeria and Rwanda.
The Team comprised of the following;
Ikong Joseph, Ocitti Stanely, Okello James, Jimmy Enabu, Robison Opongo, Mark Opio, Syrus Kiviri, Josh Johnson, Brandon and Mugerwa.
In February, the SilverBacks traveled to Bamako,Mail and participated in the 1st Round World Cup Qualifiers where we merged 2nd in the table. 2nd Round is scheduled to take place in Lagos Nigeria playing against the same teams. The best two leaders in the group will qualify directly for world cup in 2019