Basketball

Basketball: Venue and dates for Legacy Tournament announced

The national basketball league side United Generation for Basketball (UGB) have announced dates for the second edition of the Legacy Basketball Tournament. The four-day multi-category event will run from November 7 to 10 at the Kigali Arena. Inaugurated last year by UGB in partnerships with...

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:21am

There’s more for NBA from Africa—Kagame

Last evening, President Kagame attended a reception hosted by the National Basketball Association (NBA) in New York City, where he is attending the 73rd UN General Assembly.  The reception was also attended by his Kenyan counterpart President Uhuru Kenyatta, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver,...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:21am

Basketball team enter residential camp ahead of WCup qualifiers

Group F Rwanda’s first-leg fixtures September 14 Senegal    Vs   Rwanda September 15 Rwanda    Vs   Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda    Vs   CAR Rwanda national men’s senior basketball team...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:05pm

Basketball: Rwanda face Algeria in FIBA U18 Africa champs opener

Today Group B Algeria vs Rwanda 3:30pm Group A    DR Congo vs Uganda 5:45pm Opening Ceremony 8pm Mali vs Guinea 9pm The national U18 boys’ basketball team will this afternoon lock horns with Algeria in the opening game of this year’s FIBA U18 African...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 1:39pm

FIBA Africa U18: Rwanda finish 4th as Murekatete shines in All-Star five

Sunday 2018 FIBA Africa U18 Women Final Mali 86-33 Mozambique Third place playoff Angola 59-46 Rwanda 5-6 classification game Egypt 43-38 Cape Verde 7-8 classification game Uganda 38-48 DR Congo Rwanda’s U18 women basketball team snatched the fourth place at this year’s...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:15am

Basketball teams begin early preps for second round qualifiers

Group F first-leg fixtures September 14 Senegal    Vs   Rwanda September 15 Rwanda   Vs   Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda   Vs   CAR The national men’s senior basketball team will this evening, at Amahoro...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:41am

FIBA Africa: Rwanda thump Cape Verde to storm quarters in second spot

Tuesday Group A Cape Verde 32-57 Rwanda Mozambique 57-45 Egypt The national U18 girls’ basketball team yesterday overpowered struggling Cape Verde 57-32 to advance to quarter-finals as first runners-up of Group A in the ongoing FIBA U18 Women’s African Championships. Following...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 4:04pm

Basketball: Rwanda U18 girls take on Cape Verde in a must-win game

Tuesday Group A Rwanda Vs Cape Verde 3:45pm Mozambique Vs Egypt 6pm Following Sunday’s disappointing loss to hosts Mozambique in their second game, the national U18 girls basketball team take on Cape Verde in a must-win final Group A game today as they seek to storm the semi-finals of...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:37am

Murekatete stars as Rwanda stun Egypt in African Champs opener

Group A Sunday Egypt vs Cape Verde 3:30pm Mozambique vs Rwanda 6pm Friday Rwanda 46-37 Egypt Mozambique 61-32 Cape Verde BELLA Murekatete contributed 13 points and 21 rebounds yesterday as she inspired Rwanda’s U18 ladies basketball team to a 46-37 victory over Egypt in their opening...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:33pm

Basketball: Rwanda U18 Girls face Egypt in African Champs opener

Today Group B Rwanda          vs     Egypt                15:45 Cape Verde    vs     Mozambique     ...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:41am

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

Basketball: Patriots, REG set date for playoffs finals

Saturday Semi-finals, Game 2 IPRC- Kigali 77-85 Patriots APR 61-93 REG Friday Semi-finals, Game 1 REG 84-79 APR Patriots 86-63 IPRC- Kigali STAR TIMES Basketball League champions Patriots and Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have reached the finals of the 2018 Play-off Games after their...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:02am

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda to face Senegal in second round opener

FIBA World Cup – African qualifiers Group F fixtures September 14 Senegal Vs Rwanda September 15 Rwanda Vs Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda Vs CAR RWANDA National Senior Basketball Team will take on Senegal in the first game on September 14 when they start quest for FIBA...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:10pm

Gasana rallies teammates ahead of FIBA WC Qualifiers’ second round

Rwanda international Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Gasana has called on his teammates to strive to up their game so that they can yet again put up a stunning performance at the forthcoming second round of FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. Gasana made the appeal following Rwanda’s...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:36am

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Bosnjak calls for early preps

Newly appointed national basketball senior team head coach Vladimir Bosnjak has paid tribute to his players after securing ticket for the second round of 2019 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers. Rwanda advanced to the second round after finishing second in Group B behind Nigeria at the second...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:02pm

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda see off Uganda to seal second round berth

Sunday - Group B Rwanda 92-79 Uganda Nigeria 93-53 Mali Rwanda Senior National Basketball Team have ended a four-year winless streak against Uganda to advance to the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. It was a winner-take-all clash as the two sides battled for...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:01pm

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Gasana inspires Rwanda to a winning start in Lagos

Today Group B Uganda vs Mali 7pm Rwanda vs Nigeria 9:30pm Friday  Rwanda 82-72 Mali Nigeria 109-66 Uganda KENNETH Gasana was on the spotlight yesterday as the national basketball team beat Mali, 82-72, at the ongoing second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African...

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 1:09pm

We must improve before AfroBasket finals, admits U18 Team Coach

The National Under-18 Boys’ Basketball Team head coach Yves Murenzi has admitted his side still have areas of concern to be worked on if they are to make an impact at the forthcoming 19th FIBA Africa Basketball Under-18 Championship. The biennial continental showpiece in boys’ category...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:43am

Basketball team with new coach in Lagos for FIBA WCup Qualifiers

Window 2 fixtures Group B June 29 Mali Vs Rwanda June 30 Nigeria Vs Rwanda July 1 Rwanda Vs Uganda The national basketball senior team is in Lagos, Nigeria for Window 2 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers in which they will be led by a new Serbian coach Vladimir Bosnjak...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:56pm

Basketball team coach relishes Mozambique friendly ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

Sunday Rwanda 68-81 Mozambique Saturday Rwanda 93-88 Mozambique Maxime Mwiseneza, the senior national basketball team head coach, has relished the opportunity to face Mozambique in a two-legged friendly tie in their final warm-ups ahead of Window 2 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:42am