Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has named a squad of 12 players who will represent the country at the Zone V Afrobasket qualifiers in Cairo, Egypt.
NCS has contributed $33,000, for the teams' participation in the qualifiers from March 12-18.
Head coach Nicholas Natuhereza named seven back court and seven front court players to compete for a slot that will see Uganda go for the Africa Championship if they win the zonal competition.
Both Uganda’s men and women teams qualified for their maiden appearance at the Afrobasket in 2014, attracting the attention of the continent to the nation.
Uganda must finish in the top two slots at the Mar 12-18 qualifiers to return to the Afrobasket.
The team squad
Flavia Oketcho, Angella Namirimu, Sylvia Nakazibwe, Rita Imanishimwe, Moreen Amoding, Judith Nansobya, Zaina Lokwameri, Jamilah Nansikombi, Sarah Ageno, Stella Nanfuka, Muhayimina Namuwaya, Martha Soigi