Rwanda will face Mali in its first sport on the upcoming Afrobasket qualifiers window 2.
The qualifiers are scheduled for February in Tunisia and Cameroon.
Group D by which Rwanda was positioned will play from Monastir, Tunisia between February 17 to 21 together with Group A and E; whereas Group B and C will play from Yaounde, Cameroon from February 19 to 21.
Rwanda’s Group is made up of South Sudan, Mali and Nigeria.
Rubbing shoulders with the identical opponents in window 1 that was held in Kigali final November, Rwanda ended the marketing campaign with out a single win having endured defeats in opposition to Mali (64-70), 62-83 in opposition to Nigeria and 55-67 in opposition to South Sudan.
Now, the nationwide staff, below the management of interim coach Henry Mwinuka shall be going out to face the identical nations in Group D, and their opening sport shall be in opposition to West Africans Mali.
Mwinuka has an enormous activity going into the competitors, as he must organise the staff and work along with the gamers to get well from the poor efficiency showcased in Afrobasket qualifiers window 1 held final 12 months in Rwanda.
In the meantime, as preparations are happening, Mwinuka has added Canada-based Ntore Habimana to the squad that’s preparing for the match.
Habimana performs for Laurier College in Canada and has already arrived in Rwanda.
Occasions Sport understands that each one the gamers that the tactician summoned have reported to camp, save for the US-based duo of Kenneth Herbert Gasana and Axel Mpoyo who’re anticipated to reach subsequent week.
Full squad in camp:
Hubert Kabare Bugingo (IPRC-Huye),Steven Hagumintwari (Patriots),Kami Kabange (REG), Elie kaje (REG), Dieudonne Ndizeye Ndayisaba (Patriots), Jean Paul Ndoli (IPRC-Kigali) and Pascal Niyonkuru (APR)
Others are: Bienvenu Niyonsaba (APR), Jean Jacques Wilson Nshobozwabyosenumukiza (REG), Marius Tresor Ntwari (APR),Sedar Sagamba (Patriots),Olivier Shyaka (REG),Sano Gasana (USA) and Ntore Habimana (Canada).
Rwanda Vs Mali
Rwanda Vs Nigeria
Rwanda Vs South Sudan