Rwanda: Basketball Team Off to Dakar Ahead of World Cup Qualifiers
The national basketball team left for Dakar, Senegal, on Friday night, February 18, ahead of the next FIBA World Cup qualifiers, which are set for February 25-27.
Before beginning the qualifying campaign on February 25, the squad will play a warm-up game against Egypt in Dakar.
The three-day competition will be held from February 25-27 at Dakar Arena, with eight teams from Groups B and D competing for six spots in the pivotal second round of the African Qualifiers.
In Group B, Cameroon, Rwanda, South Sudan, and incumbent African champions Tunisia compete, while Group C includes DR Congo, Egypt, Kenya, and hosts Senegal.
Wilson Nshobozwabyosenumukiza, Bello Nkanira, Aristide Mugabe, Armel Sangwe, Dieudonné Ndizeye, Olivier Shyaka, Elie Kaje, Arnaud Nkusi, Ntore Habimana, Pierre Thierry Vandriessche, and Axel Mpoyo comprise the delegation to Dakar.