By: Nacho Black Armo
Uganda Women impressed in the ongoing FIBA Africa 3×3 in Lome, Togo.
Ritah Imanishimwe, Namuwaya Muhayimina, Nansinkombi Jamila and Ageno Sarah helped Uganda join Ivory Coast ,Nigeria amd Mali in the semi finals.
Uganda takes on Nigeria in what is anticipated as the match of the tournament while Mali take on Ivory Coast in the other semi final fixture.
Uganda’s Nansinkombi Jamila after 3 games was the lead scorer with 30 points while Ivory Coast’s Mimiky Cisse was second with 25 points.
Uganda will have to keep a keen eye on Nigeria’s Nkechi Akashili who scored 22 points on day 1 level with Togo’s Elise Afetse, 2 points lesser than Egypt’s Awad Mennatalla who scored 24.
In the Men’s category Uganda who also qualified for the quarter final will test their will against favorites Egypt to book a place in the semis finals.
Other quarter final fixtures include, hosts Togo taking on Madagascar, Mali vs Ivory Coast and Nigeria taking on Benin.