Ethiopia wins East African prestige tournament

This past weekend Ethiopia hosted an international tournament in Addis Abeba in which the national teams of Djibouti, Eritrea and Sudan also participated. Ethiopia won the first game against Djibouti with 56-44, while Sudan was too strong for Eritrea with 81-63. In the final game, more than 10.000 fans witnessed the home team win in […]

Benin to feature in Slamfest Basketball Tournament

Benin is among eight countries that will participate in the forthcoming Slamfest Super basketball League scheduled for July 20 to 22 at Nairobi’s Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Other countries that have confirmed their participation include Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Nigeria, Senegal, Rwanda and hosts Kenya. The countries will compete in 16 games where the […]

Wallidan wins tournament

Basketball was one of the most popular sports in The Gambia, however, due to several reasons, the game faded away and the interest in it dropped drastically. But a new Executive has been put in place at the national level tasked with revitalising the sport. The new Executive has been hailed for its gender sensitivity […]

Moupegnou from Slovakia to France

Quimper officially announced signing of Jean-Felix Moupegnou (201-F-82, college: Alabama) for the next season. The player arrives from the Slovakian squad Spisska Nova Ves, where he finished 2012/13. Moupegnou joined them in February averaging 9.8 points and 6.8 rebounds for 10 Extraliga games. He helped them reach Slovakian Cup Semifinals. Jean-Felix Moupegnou started last season […]

Presentation of a new basketball team in Equatorial Guinea

This weekend, the Hotel Sofitel of Malabo was the venue of the official presentation of Rhema Basketball, a team created by citizens of Equatorial Guinea whose founder is Richard Milam Akubilo, current head of the Communications and Press Office of the National Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea. This is the second team to be presented […]

Meet Mozambique’s new star

In just two shorts years, Leia Dongue has gone from a promising talent for Mozambique to being the leading player of a team chasing a place at the London Olympics. Earlier this month, Dongue was named Mozambican 2011 Most Valuable Player after leading her club, Liga Muçulmana, to the national championship title in the capital […]