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Patriots Face Ulinzi in FIBA Zone V Semis - Oct 6, 2016


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Rwanda's Patriots Basketball Club will take on Kenya's Ulinzi Warriors this evening in the semi-finals of the 2016 FIBA-Africa Zone V Club Championships that is taking place in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The tournament debutants Patriots stormed the semi-finals with an unbeaten record after winning all their four group games. On Wednesday, they defeated Kenya's United States International University (USIU) 71-57 to progress as Group A leaders, with 12 points. Inspired by captain Ali Kubwimana (95), who scored a game high 20 points as well as shooting guards Steven Hagumintwari and Patrick Habiyaremye, who scored 15 points each, Patriots dominated most of the game. Henry Mwinuka 's side took the first and second quarters 15-14, 27-28 but USIU fought back to take the third one before the Rwandan league champions recovered to claim the fourth quarter. As a reward for topping their group, Patriots will face Ulinzi, who finished second in Group B behind Uganda's City Oilers. The Ugandan side defeated Espoir 78-54 to set up a last four clash against USIU. " I am very happy that we have achieved our first target, which was to reach the semi-finals, we are playing as a team and I believe we can reach the final though Ulinzi will pose a significant challenge," Patriots head coach Mwinuka told Times Sport. Meanwhile, Rwanda's other representative Espoir failed to reach the semi-finals after losing against City Oilers to finish third in the group table. The 2012 champions will now face Uganda Christian University Canons that finished third in Group A, in the fifth-place classification playoff on Friday.
Courtesy of: newtimes.co.rw   




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REG Basketball Club beef up squad ahead of new season - 17 days 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]

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ZONE V: City Oilers Defeat Rwanda's Patriots to Defend Crown - 1 month 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]
FINAL: Uganda's City Oilers take on Rwanda's Patriots - 1 month ago
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