Basketball: Mutokambali confident of strong performance at Zone 5

Bella Murekatete (#15), the power forward of the national women basketball team. / File

The National women basketball team coach Moise Mutakambali, is optimistic his team will put on a good showing at the Zone V basketball, which will be held from June 25-30 in Uganda.

The competition will serve as the 2019 AfroBasket Women qualification, which will be hosted by Senegal from August 9-18.

Mutokambali told Times Sports that the team starts residential camp on Monday after weeks of non-residential camp training.

“We have been training well and I believe my players will do well because we have a young squad that can make the difference against any team,” Mutokambali said

Twelve countries are expected to take part in the tournament. They are; Burundi, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and hosts Uganda.

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