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Espoir Beat Patriots to Clinch Gisembe Title - Jun 13, 2016


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Jean
Bahufite
Basketball powerhouse Espoir defeated archrivals Patriots in a highly contested final to win the local edition of this year's Gisembe Genocide Memorial Tournament on Saturday night at Amahoro stadium. The Nyamirambo-based side avenged the disappointment of losing the league title with a 69-56 win to claim their first trophy of the 2015/2016 campaign, having missed out two finals already, including to IPRC- South in the Pre-season tourney last November, and Patriots in Heroes' Day in February. Jean Bahufite 's side were quick from the blocks, taking a 17-0 after 4:57, before taking the first and second quarters 22-8 and 20-16 to go into the half time with a commanding 42-24 lead. Returning for the second-half, Henry Mwinuke's Patriots tried turning their fortunes around, claiming the third quarter 15-10 before both sides shared the final quarter 17-17, which enabled Espoir to win the crown they last won in 2014, having lost to Cercle Sportif de Kigali (CSK) in last year's final. Shooting guard Lionnel Hakizimana scored the game high 20 points while Patrick Mupanda Buzangu (85) added 17 for the victors. "My players did very well tonight, everyone on the team was perfectly up for the game, this is one of my best games of the season," a visibly excited Espoir head coach Bahufite told Times Sport in a post-game interview.
Elsewhere, it took IPRC-Kigali overtime to defeat UGB 68-63 and claim the bronze medal place after regular time had ended in a 59-59 draw. Meanwhile, APR overpowered The Hoops Rwanda 63-50 to win the women's title. After the local edition, next up is the regional edition, which will also be held at Amahoro indoor stadium.
Courtesy of: newtimes.co.rw   



REG, Patriots face-off in pre-season tournament semis - 16 days ago
Defending champions Patriots take on Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in the semi-finals of the ongoing basketball pre-season tournament on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, while APR face IPRC-Kigali in the first of the two semis. APR defeated Patriots 76-69 to top Group A on Wednesday and avoided a semi-final clash with pre-tournament favourites, REG. REG topped Group B with maximum points after winning all their three games in the group stage, while Patriots finished second in Group A, behi...   [read more]

Jean
Bahufite
REG Basketball Club beef up squad ahead of new season - 1 month ago
Rwanda national basketball regular season league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have already begun preparations ahead of the 2017/18 season by beefing up their rosters with new players. The start of the new campaign, which is scheduled to get underway on December 1, will be preceded by the pre-season tournament that will run from November 11-26. Jean Bahufite 's REG have signed two players from playoffs champions, Patriots, including Elie Kaje (195-G-95)-the 22-year-old forward penne...   [read more]

Hamza
Ruhezamihigo
ZONE V: City Oilers Defeat Rwanda's Patriots to Defend Crown - 2 months ago
Uganda's Basketball Club City Oilers successfully defended their Zone V Basketball Cup, a title they had won last year in Tanzania. Oilers reached this fate with an enormous victory that saw them defeat Rwanda's Patriots 86-59 in a final played at a sold out MTN Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Jordin Mayers was the starman of the day, putting up 16 points before the long break an adding on other 5 points in the following quarters to notch a game high tally of 21 points. Adarius Pegues who receive...   [read more]


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