FERWABA has announced the return of the BK Basketball League since the second lockdown early this year. The association has organized the 2020/2021 pre-season tournament from 22nd to 25th April 2021.
UR College of Medicine and Health Sciences, (CHMS) BasketBall coach (BBC), Mr. Gustave Kayitare told the campus that the administration of the school is excited for the return of the league.
"Both of us are so excited for the return of the championship, for the players and coaches but especially the fans,”
“For us UR College of Medicine and Health Sciences BBC we have been training but the period was short. It is not easy but we have played the pre-season tournament which has given us an image of the team’s level,"
Faustine Mwizerwa, the Hoops player says "it's been a long time without competition but for me this return of BK National league is timely. Many of our players are in the National team that means we have practiced somehow and we have regained our form so we are preparing well and we hope this season will be nice as the previous,”.
"For us the fans we are happy for the return of this tournament despite the fact some players have taken long without competition and practice. We have a good chance of watching these games and it is so good for us the fans and the basketball family. I thank FERWABA and all organizers, it is good to see our players shooting on the nets," Basketball fan Lionel Ndizeye revealed to the campus
The pre-season tournament is streamed live to KC2 and is a great opportunity for the fans and all basketball lovers to watch these games where the finals will be held on 25th May.
Recently, FERWABA announced that Rwanda will host 12 teams from 12 African countries for the BasketBall Africa League at Kigali Arena, scheduled from 16th- 30th May 2021.