Rwanda’s nationwide basketball staff on Wednesday, January 20 began residential coaching forward of the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket 2021 qualifiers window 2 scheduled for February 17 to 21 in Tunisia.
Beneath the management of head coach Henry Mwinuka and his assistant Karim Nkusi, the staff has pitched camp at Elevate Lodge in Nyarutarama and they are going to be conducting their each day coaching classes on the Kigali Enviornment.
The event comes to assist the staff prepare within the wake of presidency’s new Covid-19 preventive measures, the place town of Kigali was positioned beneath lockdown and sports activities actions halted.
In an interview with Instances Sport, Richard Nyirishema the Vice President of the Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) mentioned the gamers have undergone Covid-19 assessments, and can keep in residential camp till the Afrobasket competitors.
“To date the home gamers are those who’re participating within the camp. Overseas-based ones will be part of on February 1,” he mentioned
On January 15, Mwinuka named a 22- man provisional squad from whom he’ll later identify a closing squad of 12 who will journey to Tunisia for the showpiece.
Hubert Bugingo Kabare, Shafi Habineza, Steven Hagumintwari, Kami Kagange, Elie Kaje, Prince Muhizi, , Diedonne Ndizeye Ndayisaba, Elias Ngoga and Pascal Niyonkuru. Bienvenu Niyonsaba, Jean Jacques Wilson Nshobozwabyosenumukiza, Marius Tresor Ntwari, Sedar Sagamba, Olivier Shyaka and Justin Uwitonze.
Kenneth Herbert Gasana (USA), Jean Victor Mukama (Netherlands), Dylan Schommer Kalecyezi (Sweden) and Adonis Jovon Filer (USA).