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City Oilers Drawn in Group B, Make Debut Against GSP Today

City Oilers players training in Cairo,Egypt

FIBA Africa Champions Cup
City Oilers vs GSP (Algeria) 2pm

Uganda’s representative City Oilers venture into new heights as they make their debut at the FIBA Africa champions cup on Wednesday against Algeria’s GSP in Cairo, sale Egypt.

The zone V champions were pitted in group B along side five other teams in the draws that were held on Tuesday at the Pyramisa suites Hotel in Cairo.

City Oilers will be in the same group with Angola’s power house CRD Libolo, AS Sale from Morocco, Nigeria’s outfit Customs, BEAC from Cameroon and GSP from Algeria.

The Mande Juruni charges start the tournament with an encounter against fellow debutants Grouprement Sportif de Petroliers (GSP) from Algeria on Wednesday.

City Oilers have been in the Egyptian capital for two weeks getting acclimatization and also having trial games.

The top four teams in each group qualify for the quarter finals and the tournament is expected to run up to 16th December.

Group A has hosts Al Ahly sporting club, record champions 1st Agosto from Angola, Club Africain (Tunisia), Nzui Manto (Cameroon), Kano Pillars from Nigeria and A.D Bairro from Cape Verde.

Petro Atletico from Angola are the defending champions after defeating Club Recreativo de Libolo last year.

Wednesday’s games

Group B

City Oilers (UG) vs GSP(ALG)

Libolo(ANG) vs AS Sale (MOR)

Al Ahly (EGY) vs Nzui Manto(Cameroon)

Kano Pillars (NGR) vs Club Africain (TUN)

Group A

Al Ahly

1st Agosto

Club Africain

Nzui Manto

Kano Pillars

A.D Bairro

Group B


City Oilers

CRD Libolo

AS Sale




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