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Hoops Rwanda stun IPRC Huye to lift historic first league title

The Hoops Rwanda players celebrate after beating IPRC Huye 68-63 to win their first league title at Kigali Arena on Saturday. Courtesy

Women

Final
The Hoops 68-63 IPRC-Huye

Third Place
APR 52-67 Ubumwe

The Hoops Rwanda have clinched their historic first title of the BK women’s basketball league following their stunning win over IPRC-Huye in this year's final at Kigali Arena on Saturday.

 

After trailing IPRC Huye in the first three quarters, Moise Mutokambali's side fought back to win the tightly contested game 68-63.

 

Guard Rosine Micomyiza, and the Hoops captain, scored a game-high 20 points with DR Congo-born forward Feza Ebengo added 19 points.

Meanwhile, former champions Ubumwe outhustled the 2018/19 champions APR 67-52 to claim the third position.

By press time Saturday, the men's final was yet to get underway.

 

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