Ex-NBA star foots bill for South Sudan

South Sudan's Akoi Agau (right) defends against Musada Regis of Burundi during their Afro Basketball 2021 qualifier match at Nyayo National Stadium on January 16, 2020.PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Meanwhile, Tanzania showed class thumping Eritrea 101-69 in their second match of the championship on Thursday.
  • Tanzania, who have only registered six players for the event after the rest of the members of the team failed to travel at the last minute, took an early 23-19 lead in the first quarter and stretched the lead 51-38 at the break.

South Sudan basketball team are enjoying every moment of their stay in Nairobi courtesy of former NBA star Luol Deng who has broken the bank for the team.

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