Ambrose Tashobya, President of the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) told URN that besides promoting basketball and other sports opportunities for Ugandan children and youth from all backgrounds, the group will promote Ugandan basketball at International level, build and manage a basketball facility and also provide a platform for business in Uganda to learn lessons from elite sport.
The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has suspended Uganda Christian University Canons star basketball player, Desmond Owili for indiscipline. In a letter dated November 12, signed by the Chairman Competition Council, Joseph Sunday Manano and sent to the University, Owili has been suspended for 365 days.
The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) is hunting for Shs25 million to facilitate the team during the FIBA Africa Zone 5 Championship which started in Dare es Salam, Tanzania on Monday evening.
Ugandaâ€™s national basketball teams could miss out of the 2013 FIBA Africa Zone 5 Championships which take place in Tanzania this month if the local Federation fails to raise Shs73.5 million, the Chairman has said.
Ugandaâ€™s DMark Power and defending champions Urunani from Burundi have today (Wednesday) qualified for the semi finals of the menâ€™s category in the on-going FIBA Africa Zone 5 Basketball Club Championships after recording second wins.
After verbal battles with MTN Uganda and the National Council of Sports (NCS), Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) has secured the Lugogo Indoor Stadium to host the forth coming Africa Zone 5 regional club championship this month.
The new partnership between the Federation of Uganda Basketball Federation (FUBA) and Airtel Uganda appears to be developing cracks as the new league sponsors take their time to fulfill their promises.