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Heroes' Day: IPRC-Kigali win hoops cup - Feb 10, 2017


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Olivier
Shyaka
IPRC-Kigali stunned favourites Espoir 76-65 in the title match on Sunday to win this year's Heroes Day basketball tournament that climaxed on Sunday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, while Ubumwe claimed the women's crown. It was the first ever competitive trophy for the Kicukiro-based Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC-Kigali) since their establishment in 2014. Albert Buhake 's side came into the game having lost to Espoir in the group stages, which made the final game even more fascinating. IPRC-Kigali began the game perfectly and easily took the first quarter 18-7, but the four-time league champions, Espoir recovered to claim the second quarter 26-16 to go into the half time break trailing 33-34. Led by their star player, Steven Hagumintwali, who was his side's top scorer with 15 points, IPRC-Kigali looked more motivated in the third quarter which they won 23-17 before sealing their historic victory with a 21-15 fourth quarter win, hence wrapping the game 76-65. Espoir's forward Olivier Shyaka (197-G/F-95) and his teammate Pascal Niyonkuru scored 18 points each, a combined game-high, but their effort wasn't enough to inspire the Nyamirambo-based club to a first title in 2017. 'We learnt from the mistakes that we made during the group stage loss and I have to say, the game today was a bit easier than we expected. This is a milestone in IPRC-Kigali history, we have managed to beat all the big teams to win this tournament,' said IPRC-Kigali coach Buhake.
Courtesy of: newtimes.co.rw   




Moise
Mutokambali
Afrobasket: Cameroon ends Rwanda's dream - 12 days ago
Rwanda suffered a 77-81 defeat at hands of Cameroon Sunday afternoon to miss out on a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 29th African Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) in Senegal and Tunisia. Rwanda started the game with a clear intent to win and dominated the first quarter 22-18. However, things changed very quickly as Cameroon bounced back to take the second quarter 23-14 to go into half-time break with a 41-36 lead. Moise Mutokambali 's team upped their game after the break...   [read more]
Tunisia beat Rwanda 78-60 - 13 days ago
Tunisia's Basketball team secured their second win at the Afrobasket after beating Rwanda's 78-60 (halftime: 30-25) at a Group C day-2 game played on Saturday evening in Rades. The national team had defeated Cameroon's 68-51, on Friday, at the opening game of the Afrobasket co-hosted by Senegal and Tunisia from September 8 to 16. In the other Group match played earlier this afternoon, Cameroon beat Guinea 96-54 (halftime: 51-26)   [read more]
Rwandan National Team 2017 - 14 days ago
Starting five
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Hamza Ruhezamihigo
Ruhezamihigo
Kenneth Gasana
Gasana
Kami Kabangu
Kabangu
Patjo Twagirayezu
Twagirayezu
Olivier Shyaka
Shyaka
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