The Senior Men’s National Basketball team to represent the Country in the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket games in Tunisia/Senegal has been flagged off.
In a press briefing held today evening at Lugogo, John Chrysestom Muyingo, the State Minister for higher Education handed over the flag to team captain Stephen Omony.
The team is set to first camp in Alexadria, Egypt for adequate 2 weeks training before leaving for Senegal.
This year’s tournament sees the country make their secound appearance following their debut in 2015.
AfroBasket 2017 will be the 29th edition of the AfroBasket , a men’s basketball continental championship of Africa .
The tournament taking place from September 8th to September 16th has Uganda in group B with Angola, Central Africa Republic and Morocco.