Basketball

Basketball: REG to start Heroes Cup defence against IPRC–South

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball will start defence of their 2019 National Heroes Cup title against IPRC–South on Saturday. All the games of the week-long tournament, which starts Friday, will be held at Amahoro Stadium. REG, who were also the 2018 winners, won the title last...

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:54am

Basketball: IPRC-Kigali eye Heroes’ Day tourney title

IPRC-Kigali basketball club has turned their focus on the upcoming 2020 National Heroes Day Basketball Tournament. The week-long competition will start on Friday and run through February 2 at Amahoro Stadium. IPRC-Kigali Head Coach Jean Bahufite told Times Sport that the club has an ambition...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:25am

Basketball: REG start preps ahead of new league season

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball club have begun preparations ahead of the upcoming BK Basketball National League season, which gets underway on January 17. The red-and-black side will be looking to reclaim the championship after falling to bitter rivals Patriots in the last two seasons,...

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 12:18am

Five reasons why 2019 was a basketball year for Rwanda

The year 2019 was exceptionally eventful for local basketball than any other year in recent times, and possibly in the history of the game in Rwanda. From the construction and inauguration of the Kigali Arena, the international competitions hosted and successful bids to host more, that epic Game...

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 12:17am

Basketball: Patriots shift focus to new league season

Patriots are now focused on defending their BK Basketball National League title when the 2020 season starts on January 10, head coach Francis Odhiambo has said. The two-time reigning champions turn attention on the new league season following their impressive qualification to the Basketball...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 12:21am

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots to face City Oilers in semis after GNBC overtime win

JEAN Victor Mukama scored 13 points and made a game-high 11 points off the bench as Patriots rallied from a 13-point third-quarter deficit to beat Madagascar side GNBC 94-88 in overtime on Thursday night. The two sides were battling it out in the final Pool A game at the ongoing Basketball...

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 4:08am

BAL Qualifiers: Gasana, Sagamba inspire Patriots to powerful start

Shooting guard Kenneth Gasana and point guard Sedar Sagamba combined for a total 38 points as Patriots posted a 113-61 rout over Tanzania side JKT on Tuesday night. It was the two sides’ first game at the ongoing Basketball Africa League (BAL) final round qualifiers at Kigali Arena, which...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:03pm

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots reach semis after back-to-back wins

PATRIOTS have progressed to the semi-finals of the ongoing Basketball Africa League (BAL) East Division qualifiers with a game to spare after winning their first two games, The Rwandan champions – who beat Tanzania's JKT 113-61 on Tuesday – confirmed their slot in the last four...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:02am

BAL Qualifiers: Hagumintwari fit for final round after injury layoff

PATRIOTS basketball star Steven Hagumintwari has been declared fit for the final round of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) next month, club officials have confirmed. The small forward has been nursing a hand injury he picked during the first round last month in Tanzania while he helped his...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:55am

Patriots coach says BAL qualifiers opener a must-win

Tuesday (Day 1 fixtures) Carey Francis Odhiambo, Head coach of Patriots basketball club, has said that their first game against Jeshi la Kujenga Taifa (JKT), from Tanzania, at The Eastern Division of the second and final round of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) qualifiers is a must-win...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:53am

BAL Qualifiers: Kenyan champions KPA pull out

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) have withdrawn from the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2020 final qualifiers for Eastern Division within hours to the tournament’s kickoff in Kigali. According to reports, the club is currently faced with internal wrangles and financial constraints that they...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:32am

BAL qualifiers: Patriots players urged to ‘put teamwork first’

Aristide Mugabe, the captain of Patriots basketball club, has urged his teammates to be confident and put teamwork first if they are to qualify for the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2020. The Eastern Division of the second and final round – also known as Group H – qualifiers start...

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:01am

Preseason tourney: REG face APR for final berth 

Thursday Semi-finals Patriots      Vs     Espoir     19:00 REG               Vs     APR        21:00 Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball team and APR face-off in the last four of the...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:02pm

Patriots enter residential camp ahead of BAL Qualifiers

Dec. 17 Patriots  Vs  JKT (Tanzania) Dec. 18 Patriots  Vs  Pacers (Zambia) Dec. 19 Patriots  Vs  GNBC (Madagascar) Champions Patriots on Monday started residential training camp ahead of the second and final round of qualifiers for the continent...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 3:22pm

Basketball: Preseason tourney gets underway

Thursday Women IPRC-Huye    Vs        UR-Huye                         13:00 IMen IPRC-Huye    Vs       UR-Huye             ...

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 11:55am

Basketball: REG seek to retain pre-season title

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball team are targeting to win this year’s the upcoming pre-season tournament set for December 5 to 15. Henry Mwinuka's side look to retain the title for a record third consecutive time after winning the 2017 and 2018 titles. They clinched last year'...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 10:40am

Basketball: REG, The Hoops win inaugural Agaciro Tourney titles

Friday (finals) Men REG 61-50 Patriots Women The Hoops 66-52 APR Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and The Hoops Rwanda clinched titles of the inaugural Agaciro Basketball Tournament Friday night at Kigali Arena. BREAKING: @regbbcofficial are winners of the inaugural Agaciro Basketball...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 5:32pm

Basketball: REG, Patriots to meet in Agaciro tourney final

Rwanda Energy group (REG) and Patriots will once again go head to head when the two rivals meet in the final of the first edition of the Agaciro Basketball Tournament at Kigali Arena on November 29. Patriots defeated Espoir in the group stage to reach the final while REG beat APR in the...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 10:44am

Patriots relish the arrival of new signing A’Darius Pegues

A’Darius Lamar Pegues trained with his new teammates at Patriots Basketball Club on Tuesday night at Amahoro Stadium after penning his short-spell deal with the Rwandan champions. The American-born power forward arrived in the country on Monday. The former Uganda international A’...

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:05am

Basketball: Espoir coach sets tough targets for the new season

Espoir basketball team Head coach Jean Bahufite wants his side to develop again the culture of winning trophies as it was before. Bahufite recently joined the club after signing a one-year deal. The Nyamirambo-based side, who won four consecutive league titles from 2012 to 2015, have only won...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 11:49am

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