Hoops coach eyes league title

Joyeuse Sifa Ineza (with the ball) posted a game-high 20 points. Courtesy.

Saturday

Ubumwe 28-72 The Hoops Rwanda

Friday

Men

Espoir 73-59 IPRC-Kigali

Women

UR BBC 62-100 IPRC- Huye

THE HOOPS RWANDA WOMEN BASKETBALL CLUB coach Eric Dusabimana has said that their target is to win the league title after thrashing Ubumwe Women Basketball 72-28 to move into third place in the Bank of Kigali Basketball League.

“This is our second win in three league games and this means we are title contenders,” he said.

New signing Joyeuse Sifa Ineza posted a game-high 20 points while her teammate and captain Hope Butera contributed 15 points.

Butera also recorded 10 rebounds.

Ange Nelly Irakoze was the highest scorer for Ubumwe with six points followed by Redempta Uwamahirwe and Shaban Rehema with four points for each.

The Hoops are one point behind leaders IPRC-Kigali who have six points from three games. 

Meanwhile, Espoir beat IPRC-Kigali 73-59 on Friday in the last match of the first round of the basketball league. They remain in third place.

Women Ranking

IPRC-Huye 6pts

APR 5pts

The Hoops 5pts

Ubumwe 4pts

UR Huye 4pts

Regina Pacis 00pts

Men’s Ranking 

Patriots 16 pts

REG 13 pts

Espoir 13pts

APR 11 pts

UGB 10 pts

IPRC-Kigali 9pts

IPRC-Huye 9pts

Rusizi 9pts

UR BBC 8pts.

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