The national basketball team departed yesterday afternoon for
The 24-man contingent; 14 players and ten officials left
According to the local basketball federation, the team is expected to be in
Grouped in Pool A alongside hosts, reigning champions and pre-tournament favorites Angola, Morocco and Cape Verde, Rwanda open their CAN debut this Wednesday against Angola.
After an injury setback to
The exciting point guard has been winding up with his university enrollment in the
Apart from Angola (hosts) and Senegal, Nigeria, Algeria, Central African Republic, Morocco and Mali who have automatic qualification to the event, Tunisia, Cape Verde, Ivory cost, DRC, Egypt and South Africa qualified after topping their respective zones while Rwanda, Liberia and Cameroon qualified on a wild card (second best) in their respective zones.
The 11-day event will be staged in five
The event winner qualifies for 2008 Olympic Games to be held