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2023 Women Afrobasket: Gazelles Land Senegal, Mali

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The 2023 Women Afrobasket Groups:

Group A – Rwanda, Angola, Zone 2

Group B – Cameroon, Mozambique, Wild Card

Group C – Mali, Senegal, Uganda

Group D – Nigeria, Egypt, DR Congo


Uganda Wonen’s National basketball team, the Gazelles, have been pitted in a tough group at the 2023 FIBA Women Afrobasket.

The Gazelles will face off with African powerhouses Senegal and Mali.

The 2023 AfroBasket Women will be the 26th edition of the tournament and held from 28 July to 6 August 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Uganda booked a place to the final event after a Wild card from FIBA Africa.

The Gazelles lost 74-65 in the Zone Five final earlier this year at Lugogo to miss a direct ticket.

Mali and Senegal on the other hand, were among the four countries that didn’t go through qualifiers – They booked tickets by virtue of reaching semifinals of the 2021 Afrobasket in Yaounde.

Senegal who finished fourth in 2021, are record 11-time winners and will fancy their chances to top the group.

Mali, 2007 winners, finished second after falling 59-70 in the final against Nigeria.

This story is being updated

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