Having successfully competed in the first qualifying window of the Afrobasket 2021 tournament in Kigali, Rwanda, the Uganda Men’s senior national basketball team (Silverbacks) will start preparations for the second qualifying window.
A provisional squad of 12 locally based players will start preparations with a a non-residential training session on Tuesday 15th December.
The seven players who were part of the first qualifying round in Jimmy Enabu, Ben Komakech, Tony Drileba, Joseph Ikong, Titus Odeke and Stanley Mugerwa have been retained.
The 12-man squad will be coached by Mandy Juruni who will be assisted by Andrew Tendo and Brian Wathum.
The second round of the Afrobasket qualifiers is due to take place from February 19-21, 2021 in Rwanda.
The Full Squad
Jimmy Abraham Enabu (Team Captain), Tonny Drileba, Benjamin Komakech, James Okello, Joseph Ikong, Titus Odeke, Stanley Mugerwa
Innocent Ochera, Fayed Bbale, Ceaser Kizito, Ivan Muwhezi, Peter Obleng