30-Plus vs UR-CoE 10am
UGB vs UR-CASS 11am
CSK vs IPRC-Kigali 12pm
Patriots vsRusizi 2pm
APR vsEspoir 4pm
IPRC-Kigali vsRusizi 9am
30-Plus vs CSK 11am
Espoirvs UR-CoE 1pm
It will be a busy weekend as APR BBC hosts Espoir BBC in the national basketball league which will be played at Amahoro stadium on Saturday.
On Friday, three-time reigning champions Espoirwere due to face United Generation Basketball (UGB) before returning to action on Saturday against their biggest rivals and former champions APR at 4pm before entertaining struggling UR- College of Education on Sunday at the same venue at 1pm.
Espoir coach Jean Bahufitetold local press that, “We are ready and injury-wise, we don’t have anything to worry about, we have had intensive preparations since Monday which I believe can enable us to win all the three games.”
“UGB and APR are both in-form, which means that we will have to be at our best to beat them, we need to be careful in these two games but I strongly believe we will prevail,” Bahufite acknowledged.
Table leaders UGB will also play against UR- College of Arts and Social Sciences on Saturday at 11am at KIST courts. UR-CASS face last year’s first runners-up CercleSportif de Kigali (CSK) this evening at 6pm at the latter’s home court in Rugunga.
UGB top the league log with 12 points from seven matches, APR who have played one game less, are second with a point adrift while newcomers IPRC- South stand third with 10 points.
Holders Espoir are on eighth position in the 12-team table with 7 points from four matches.