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FIBA 3*3 Africa Cup: Mali Stand In Uganda’s Way At Quarters

Sunday, November 11
Women: Uganda vs Mali
Men: Mali vs Uganda

Uganda’s senior Men and women teams are both at the quarter finals of the FIBA 3*3 Africa cup championship in Lome, Togo.

The Silverbacks, on Friday, beat Cape Verde before falling to Nigeria to finish second.

The Gazelles on the other hand, eased through to finish top of pool A on Sunday.

A team of Jamila Zama Nansikombi, Rita Imanishimwe, Hope Akello and Sarah Ageno didn’t find any resistance to rout Cape Verde and Ghana 21-5 and 21-6 respectively.

Against Mali, the Gazelles face a defending champion. However, the West Africans finished second in Pool C after losing to DR Congo 14-15. Mali had edged Cote Dvore 15-11 in their opener.

If it all comes to pass, the Gazelles will face winner between Togo and Benin in the semis, later on in the day.

It should be noted that the Gazelles are ranked number one in Africa. The side finished third last year in Togo.

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