23 November 2011
KENYA : Top club from South Sudan here for build-up duels .
TOP South Sudan basketball club Bilfam are in the country for a series of friendly matches. According to Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) secretary Vitalis Gode, the visitors arrived in Nairobi on Monday from Uganda, where they also held a number of build-up matches. During their tour, the visitors will open their build-up matches against lower division Nairobi Aviation College (NAC) today. They will also face reigning men’s champions Co-operative Bank of Kenya and wind up with a match against former national champions KCB Lions. Meanwhile, the annual Jamhuri basketball tournament will be staged in Mombasa on December 10-11. The two-day festival will be held at the Mombasa Sports Club and Baptist High School courts respectively. According to KBF, participation fee is Sh3,500 and the teams are expected to confirm entry two days before the tournament throws off in the coastal city.