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 […]

Chad’s hope for the future; Placide Nakidjim

Chad’s biggest basketball prospect and hope for the future is Placide Nakidjim. Born in, this 203 cm postplayer has great athleticism and physical potential. He was already spotted two years ago by Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid that signed him to a long-term contract.

Mavunga to Italy

Zimbabwean Julian Mavunga (203-F-90) will play for Biella for the next season. The player will debut in Europe. In 2008-2009 he started for Miami, OH (NCAA) and in 30 games averaged 3.4ppg, 2.2rpg. In 2009-2010 his stats read 10.0ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.7apg, FGP: 47.2%, 3PT: 37.9%, FT: 69.1%. In 2010-2011 he improved to high 14.8ppg, 8.2rpg, […]

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