This request was made at Bulange Mengo where the Silverbacks basketball team met Katikkiro Mayiga to inform him of their exploits in the recently concluded FIBA Afro basket held in Kigali, Rwanda in which the team finished at quarterfinal.
Fayed, Lual and Deng all from UCU side have been added into the Uganda National team, in preparation for the upcoming Afro Basket Qualifiers that will take place in Alexandria, Egypt from 21st to 23rd February 2020.
The Oilers who started the best of seven final series with a 3-1 lead had slowed down as UCU closed the gap 3-3 to keep their hope for finals alive. However, in an enormously packed MTN Arena-Lugogo, the Oilers put up a strong fight to lead three quarters of four.
The Mukono based side lost to Power last Wednesday 56-59 in a hot contest of the National Basketball league game one. However, UCU Powered by David Kongor Deng made a comeback on Sunday night at the Lugogo MTN Arena as they shocked Betway Power in the last three minutes of the game.
KIU struggled in both shooting and layups for the entire quarter. KIU’s late return in the fourth quarter could not change the game results. KIU put up a formidable show at the last minutes of the game to lead the final minutes of the game 15-8.