Espoir, APR start Heroes Day basketball tourney with wins

The inaugural national Heroes Day basketball tournament kicked-off on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium and will run until February 1.

Today

Men
Espoir vs Patriots 11am
CSK vs UR-CASS 1pm
APR vs IPRC- South 3pm
SEEFAR vs UGB

Women
UR- CASS vs IPRC- South 11am
RAPP vs Agahozo 1pm

Friday

CSK 71-41 UR-CoE
APR 91-41 KBC
Espoir 76-22 30-Plus

The inaugural national Heroes Day basketball tournament kicked-off on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium and will run until February 1.

Three games in men’s category were played on Friday where Cercle Sportif de Kigali won 71-41 over University of Rwanda’s- college of Education (UR-CoE), APR beat KBC 91-41 while league champions Espoir thrashed 30-Plus 76-22.

On Saturday, a total six games were played but the results were not yet known by press time.

The competition, which is being used a pre-season tournament, is organized by the Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) to pay tribute to the country’s Heroes.

This year’s Heroes Day theme is “Ubutwari bw’Abanyarwanda, Agaciro Kacu” which loosely means ‘Rwandans’ Heroism, Our Dignity’.

All 26 games of the 10-day tournament will be played at Amahoro indoor stadium and National Paralympic Committee gymnasium.

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