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Stellenbosch University hosts USSA 2017 during the month of July

By on July 1, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Stellenbosch University hosts USSA 2017 during the month of July

All the roads lead to Stellenbosch University this year for the USSA tournament. This competition will be hosted in a cold and dry (level 4 water restrictions) province of Western Cape from the 3rd to the 7th of July and pits all the best university teams in both the ladies and Mens’ categories. The money […]

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Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA National team participating in BRICS games 2017

By on June 18, 2017 in News with 1 Comment
Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA National team participating in BRICS games 2017

This year has a different feel for the basketball loving public as far as the South African Men’s national team is concerned. After taking the difficult route of qualifying for the tournament via a best of 3 games decider against Zimbabwe in Johannesburg, the team is finally putting some mileage into their preparations by getting […]

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Ladies game at crossroads, what does the future hold?

By on June 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Ladies game at crossroads, what does the future hold?

Just before the Afrobasket 2017 qualifiers games played in Zambia and subsequently in South Africa, the post of national team coach for the Men was advertised and Craig Gilchrist was selected. Why wasn’t the same process followed for the ladies? Yes we had a new administration in place and if it was a chance for […]

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2017, SA looking for a national team coach…

By on February 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
2017, SA looking for a national team coach…

Basketball South Africa (BSA) is interviewing for the national Men’s team coach and with the deadline for applicants set at Monday 13th February 2017 at 16:00, by now they now they should have a list of applications to go through. But what happened to the previous coach and his assistants? What about the ladies national […]

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2017, different year but same issues for Basketball in SA

By on February 4, 2017 in News with 1 Comment
2017, different year but same issues for Basketball in SA

3 years on since the last post on the website and nothing much has changed. Yes we have the Basketball National League (BNL) that has filled some of the void on the national “Gauteng” front but apart from that, the national federation (BSA) is still a mess with no real leadership and the game that […]

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