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Somalia routs Burundi and faces Rwanda in the semis - Jan 24, 2013


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Faisal Aden
Somalia's Faisal Aden (193-G-89, college: Washington St.) netted 32 points and pulled seven boards to clinch the semi-final ticket for his country. Barstow Community College's Abdi Faras (203) added another 28 and 9 in the 98-80 rout while Yusuf Qaafow (190-G-87) chipped in 12 for the unbeaten newcomers who are facing Rwanda in their next match-up for the Zone 5 crown.
Rwanda emerged as winners out of their game against the hosts from Tanzania, whom they beat 70-56 behind 28 points by Kenny Wilson (193-G-84, college: Boise St.) and 24 points of Brad Cameron (193-G), their U.S. American imports.
Egypt edged Uganda 80-67 to finish its group on top. They are going against Kenya in the other semi-final game and the Pharaohs are the team to beat in this tourney.  




Keravnos ink Mohamed Abukar - 8 months ago
Keravnos Strovolou (Division A) signed 31-year old Somalian ex-international forward Mohamed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego State, agency: Two Points). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Abukar played last season at Sigal Prishtina in Kosovan SuperLeague. He managed to play in three leagues last year. In 22 SuperLeague games he had 13   [read more]

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Sigal Prishtina lands Mohamed Abukar - 2 Years ago
Sigal Prishtina (SuperLeague) tabbed 30-year old Somalian ex-international forward Mohamed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego State, agency: Two Points). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Abukar played most recently at Shinshu Brave Warriors Nagano in Japanese BJ League. In 45 games he averaged impressive 17.5ppg, 4.9rpg and 2.6apg last season. He can count that year as a very successful as was selected to Asia-Basket.com All-Japanese BJ League Honorable Ment...   [read more]

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Shinshu Brave Warriors Nagano tabs Mohamed Abukar - 3 Years ago
Shinshu Brave Warriors Nagano (BJ League) inked 29-year old Somalian ex-international forward Mohamed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego State, agency: Two Points). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. He managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). Abukar played most recently at Lugano Tigers in Swiss LNA league. In 15 games he averaged impressive 17.9ppg, 3.3rpg and 2.3apg. He helped them to win the league title. A very good season in his...   [read more]


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