can confirm veteran Shooting Guard Kenneth Gasana has joined the roster of Rwanda Energy Group (REG) ahead of the team’s participation in the playoffs of the 2022 Basketball Africa League (BAL).

This is Gasana’s second run in the NBA-FIBA Africa tournament after playing in the 2021 edition for fellow Rwandan side Patriots; the team finished in fourth place.

KIGALI, RWANDA – MAY 16: Kenneth Gasana (12) of the Patriots Basketball Club reacts against the Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club during the first half at Kigali Arena on May 16, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda. (Photo by Nicole Sweet/BAL/Basketball Africa League via Getty Images)

Gasana has represented Rwanda at the international level and joined the team from Bahrain Club in the Bahrain Basketball League as REG prepares to play FAP from Cameroon in the first round of games on May 21.

REG recently returned to Rwanda after a weeklong training camp in Turkey where the team played against Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar.

REG players in a training session Photo Courtesy: REG

The playoff games are due to take place at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda from May 21 to May 28 with eight teams representing eight African countries.

Four teams qualified from the Nile Conference and four teams qualified from the Sahara Conference to compete at the playoff stage.

REG v Kuwait (sky blue) in friendly game Photo Courtesy: REG

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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