Shock as 'Captain Fantastic' Ligare left out of Morans squad

Kenya Morans Eric Mutoro and Griffin Ligare

Kenya Morans point guard Eric Mutoro (right) dribbles away from teammate Griffin Ligare during their training session at Nyayo National Stadium Gymnasium on November 7, 2020 ahead of Afro-Basket qualifiers to be held in Kigali, Rwanda.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The free-scoring Ligare who has been the team's mainstay in the back court has been left behind due to work commitments
  • All the foreign based players have made the team among them Preston Kiprono Bungei who will be playing for Morans for the first time after acquiring Kenyan citizenship
  • Also in the team is Ronnie Gundo who arrived on Thursday from his Spain base while Tylor Okari and Desmond Owili are expected on Saturday and Sunday respectively

National men basketball team captain Griffin Ligare was a surprise omission from the 12-member Morans squad for Fiba Afrobasket qualifiers to be held in Kigali, Rwanda from Wednesday.

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