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Gazelles squad for Zone V Afrobasket qualifiers summoned

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Gazelles Captain Flavia Oketcho (with the ball) in action at a past International engagement. FIBA Photo

Ahead of the of the women’s Zone V Afrobasket qualifiers, local basketball governing body, Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) has summoned 12 Gazelles (women’s national basketball team) players for a non-residential training
camp starting on Friday, 18th June 2021.

The women’s Zone V Afrobasket qualifiers will take place between 12th -17th July 2021 in Kigali Rwanda.

The summoned players who will be coached by Nicholas Natuhereza & Mavita Ali
are all locally based and feature for the Women’s National Basketball League outfits, that is; JKL Lady Dolphins, KCCA Leopards, UCU Lady Canons and KIU Rangers.

The Kigali Zone V event will see Ugandan charges face hosts Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan and Burundi.

The winners from Kigali will represent the Zone V region at the event proper, the women’s FIBA Afrobasket Championship slated for September in Cameroon.

The Gazelles Squad:
Flavia Oketcho (JKL), Brenda Ekone (JKL), Zainah Lokwameri (JKL), Hope Akello (JKL), Evelyn Nakiyingi (JKL), Stella Oyella (JKL), Claire Lamunu (KCCA), Sylvia Nakazibwe (KCCA), Leticia Awor (KCCA), Abigail Priscilla (UCU), Rose Akon (UCU), Sharon Kirabo (KIU)

Coaches:
Nicholas Natuhereza & Mavita Ali

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