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FIBA 3*3 Africa Cup: Gazelles Start Title Quest In Togo

Saturday, November 10
First Game: Uganda vs Cape Verde
Second Game: Uganda vs Ghana

Uganda’s senior Women National 3*3 basketball team is ranked number one in Africa.

Uganda will be seeking to live as advertised.

The side has picked wide exposure in the shortest version of the game, and in Togo, the team will settle for nothing but a title.

Uganda will start their adventure in the 2018 3*3 FIBA Africa Cup against Cape Verde before facing Ghana in their second group.

Opponents Cape Verde and Ghana are ranked 11 and 9 in Africa, Uganda beat up on the latter 21-8 in last year’s event in Togo.

The team went on to finish third in the first edition last year – Uganda won five out six games, falling 12-7 to Nigeria in the semis who lost to Mali in the finals.

The team will be led by JKL Lady Dolphins’ Jamila Nansikombi who was the Topscorer last season. Rita Imanishimwe (JKL), Sarah Ageno (UCU) and Hope Akello (JKL) complete Uganda’s quartet in Togo.

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The above, is a same team that represented Uganda in the first edition beside Akello who replaced Namuwaya Muhayimuna.

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