Espoir basketball club will lift the Play-offs trophy if they beat APR in the third match on Saturday when both sides will meet in battle for the title.
The game on Saturday will be Espoir’s third game which will be played by the Nyamirambo-based club since the final matches started a week ago.
Coach Jean Bahufite believes his side has what it takes to win the title. “I have much confidence in my team. They have done alot and I believe they can still do more by winning the remaining match to lift the title,”
“APR is a good side too but we have experienced players who know what it takes to be victorius mostly at this crucial stage.”
He further added, “It has been a long time since Espoir won the Play-offs title and our focus is to make sure we write another history and win it this year,” added the 35-year-old coach.
However, APR needs to win their fixture against Espoir in order to stay on course for the contention of the title too.
Espoir registered wins in Game One and Game Two over APR 89-63, 106-54 respectively. Kami Kabage scored 49 points in two games while Aristide Mugabe hit 35 to put his team in front contention of winning the title.
The win ensured that the Nyambirambo-based side extended their unbeaten sequence the entire season to 20 games; 15 league matches and five Playoffs games.