Basketballghana.com gathers Uganda and Rwanda’s Men’s National Basketball Teams have lost friendly games to North African nation Egypt in the build up to 2023 FIBA World Cup qualification games; Tunisia won all two friendly games it was involved in.
The upcoming window of qualifiers runs from July 1 to July 3 at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda; all four aforementioned nations will compete in the qualifiers for a place in the next round.
Egypt recorded a 71-58 win over Rwanda before bagging an 89-59 win over Uganda in the follow up game. Egypt has five points in Group D same as Senegal and DR Congo after winning two games in three games.
Rwanda ranks bottom in Group B losing all three games to Tunisia, Cameroon and South Sudan in the previous window. Tunisia played against Ivory Coast twice during this period and recorded two wins.
The reigning African Champions beat Ivory Coast 73-64 in the first game and recorded an 80-63 win in the second game.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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