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BAL inaugural season postponed over COVID-19 fears

Basketball Africa League (BAL) has postponed the start date of its inaugural regular season, which was due March 13 in Dakar, Senegal. The kick-off was postponed following ‘health concerns’ related to Coronavirus outbreak, according to a statement signed by BAL President Amadou...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 11:31am

Basketball: Patriots plot revenge against IPRC-Kigali in Heroes Cup

APR vs Tigers - 18:00 Patriots vs IPRC-Kigali - 20:00 PATRIOTS Basketball Club have vowed they will be seeking revenge for their painful league start when they face IPRC–Kigali in the National Heroes Cup tournament on Friday. The game starts at 8pm, at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Jean...

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:20am

Patriots qualify for BAL 2020 with perfect record after GNBC victory

PATRIOTS Basketball Club have qualified for the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2020 regular season unbeaten after winning all their nine games in the qualifiers. The Rwandan champions wrapped up their campaign with an emphatic 94-63 victory over GNBC of Madagascar in the final of the second...

Monday, December 23, 2019 - 1:02am

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots edge City Oilers to secure finals ticket

Sunday (Third-place) Oilers vs Ferroviario 17:00 Final Patriots vs GNBC 19:30 Saturday (Semi-finals) Ferroviario 90-94 GNBC Patriots 81-59 Oilers RWANDA’S PATRIOTS have secured their ticket to the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2020 after beating Ugandan champions City Oilers...

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 6:45am

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots to face City Oilers in semis after GNBC overtime win

JEAN Victor Mukama scored 13 points and made a game-high 11 points off the bench as Patriots rallied from a 13-point third-quarter deficit to beat Madagascar side GNBC 94-88 in overtime on Thursday night. The two sides were battling it out in the final Pool A game at the ongoing Basketball...

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 4:08am

BAL Qualifiers: Gasana, Sagamba inspire Patriots to powerful start

Shooting guard Kenneth Gasana and point guard Sedar Sagamba combined for a total 38 points as Patriots posted a 113-61 rout over Tanzania side JKT on Tuesday night. It was the two sides’ first game at the ongoing Basketball Africa League (BAL) final round qualifiers at Kigali Arena, which...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:03pm

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots reach semis after back-to-back wins

PATRIOTS have progressed to the semi-finals of the ongoing Basketball Africa League (BAL) East Division qualifiers with a game to spare after winning their first two games, The Rwandan champions – who beat Tanzania's JKT 113-61 on Tuesday – confirmed their slot in the last four...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:02am

Preseason tourney: REG beat Patriots to retain the title for record third time

Shooting guard Benjamin Mukengerwa scored a game-high 21 points on Friday night as he inspired his side – Rwanda Energy Group (REG) – to a third consecutive title of the preseason basketball tournament after beating Patriots 64-50 in the final. This is the second time REG have beaten...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 7:58pm

BAL qualifiers: Patriots players urged to ‘put teamwork first’

Aristide Mugabe, the captain of Patriots basketball club, has urged his teammates to be confident and put teamwork first if they are to qualify for the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2020. The Eastern Division of the second and final round – also known as Group H – qualifiers start...

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:01am

Final BAL Qualifiers: Patriots to face JKT in opener

Dec. 17 Patriots Vs JKT (Tanzania) Dec. 18 Patriots Vs Pacers (Zambia) Dec. 19 Patriots Vs GNBC (Madagascar) Rwandan champions Patriots will start their quest for a ticket to the 2020 Basketball Africa League (BAL) against Tanzanian side JKT on December 17. Full schedule for Group...

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:23am

Basketball: REG, The Hoops win inaugural Agaciro Tourney titles

Friday (finals) Men REG 61-50 Patriots Women The Hoops 66-52 APR Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and The Hoops Rwanda clinched titles of the inaugural Agaciro Basketball Tournament Friday night at Kigali Arena. BREAKING: @regbbcofficial are winners of the inaugural Agaciro Basketball...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 5:32pm

PHOTOS: Ndizeye named MVP

Friday All-Star Game Team Aristide 83-89 Team Guibert DIEUDONNÉ Ndizeye has been crowned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2018/2019 BK Basketball National League season. Ndizeye, a star forward for two-time reigning champions Patriots, beat out his teammate Steven Hagumintwari,...

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:18am

Henry Mwinuka: Former Patriots coach joins REG

National basketball league side Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have completed the signing of former Patriots coach Henry Mwinuka on a two-year deal. Eric Bugingo, the club’s Team Manager, confirmed the development to Saturday Sport on Friday. “He (Henry) is now our coach. He signed two...

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:01am

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots beat Dynamo to get off to winning start

Thursday  Dynamo 64-73 Patriots   PATRIOTS have started their quest for a ticket to the 2020 Basketball Africa League (BAL) with victory after beating Burundian champions Dynamo on Thursday. The two sides make Group D of the BAL Qualifiers, along with three more teams. The...

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 3:29pm

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Patriots complete historic comeback to retain league title

Saturday - Playoffs finals (Game 7) Patriots 65-59 REG PATRIOTS were Saturday night crowned as the 2018/2019 champions of the Bank of Kigali Basketball National League after beating Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in a thrilling 65-59 Game 7 victory at Kigali Arena. The Patriots staved off...

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 2:58pm

Hagumintwari powers Patriots past REG as finals head into epic Game 7

Saturday Game 7 Patriots Vs REG 7pm Friday Game 6 Patriots 78-60 REG It will be a do-or-die battle on Saturday night as champions Patriots and hopefuls Rwanda Energy Group (REG) face off in epic Game 7 of the playoffs finals at Kigali Arena.  Patriots look to retain the...

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basketball: REG, Patriots lock horns in Heroes Cup final

Friday REG vs Patriots 20:00 Thursday Patriots 77-67 APR REG 100-83 Espoir Holders Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Patriots will once again go head-to-head when the two rivals meet in the final of this year’s National Heroes Day basketball tournament at Amahoro Stadium on Friday night....

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 2:21pm

FIBA Africa Zone V: REG, Patriots off to winning starts

Today Men Cobra (S.Sudan) vs REG (Rwanda) 9am Wolkite (Ethiopia) vs Al-Ahly (Egypt) 12:30pm Strathmore (Kenya) vs Oilers (Tanzania) 2:15pm New stars (Burundi) vs Patriots (Rwanda) 4pm JKT (Tanzania) vs Smouha (Ethiopia) 5:45pm KPA (Kenya) vs EWSA (Ethiopia) 7:45pm Women KPA (Kenya) vs APR...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 9:04am

FIBA-Africa Zone V: Patriots, REG begin quest for first regional title

Today Group A EWSA (Ethiopia) vs Smouha (Egypt) 10am KPA (Kenya) vs REG (Rwanda) 12pm Cobra (S.Sudan) vs JKT (Tanzania) 2pm Group B Wolkite (Ethiopia) vs Patriots (Rwanda) 6:30pm Al-Ahly (Egypt) vs Oilers (Tanzania) 8:30pm New Stars (Burundi) vs Strathmore (Kenya) 10:30pm RWANDA’s...

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:07pm

B-ball playoffs: Patriots urged to remain focused ahead of must-win Game 5

HENRY Mwinuke, the head coach of Patriots basketball club, has urged his players to stay focused and consider Game 5 of the playoffs finals as a do-or-die clash as they seek to retain the title come August 10. Holders Patriots overcame archrivals REG 74-71 in Game 4 of the best-of-five finals on...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:05am

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