KPA, Equity Bank handed wild cards to African tourney

Equity Bank's Belinda Okoth (right) and teammate Melissa Akinyi defend against KPA Hilda Indasi (centre) during their Kenya Basketball Federation Women Premier League play-off finals Game 5 on December 20, 2019 at Nyayo National Stadium Gymnasium. 

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What you need to know:

  • Fiba Africa Secretary General Alphonse Bile in his letter to Kenya Basketball Federation said the two teams have been picked because of their consistency and brilliant performances during past African championships
  • KBF assistant secretary Ambrose Kisoi Wednesday said he has been in communication with Fiba on the same and has already sent letters to the respective teams for action
  • According to Kisoi, KPA management has already confirmed their women's team will be in Cairo for the event and is now awaiting Equity Bank's confirmation ahead of the January 15 deadline set by Fiba

Kenya Ports Authority and Equity Bank women basketball teams have been picked by Fiba to feature in Africa Women Club Championships final tour set for Cairo, Egypt in early March. 


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