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Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA team preparations… Non-existent yet

By on August 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Road to AfroBasket 2017: SA team preparations… Non-existent yet

With all the euphoria of the NBA Africa game that was played at the beginning of August, some of us might have forgotten that there is the 29th Edition of the AfroBasket tournament taking place this year in Tunisia and Senegal on the 8th of September. With South Africa qualifying for this tournament, there has […]

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USSA 2017: It’s a wrap – WITS University takes it all

By on July 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
USSA 2017: It’s a wrap – WITS University takes it all

Gauteng the home of champions as they say – Wits Ladies and Mens’ teams came and conquered all before them at the USSA tournament hosted at the University of Stellenbosch in the 2017 edition of the USSA basketball games. With the picturesque University of Stellenbosch as a backdrop to a week of competitive games, universities […]

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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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