27 January 2015

RWANDA : Giants continue good run in Heroes Day tournament

Selected results
Espoir                    66-56            Patriots
APR                        79-60            IPRC-South
CSK                        93-52            UR- CASS
UGB                       64-55            SEEFAR
UR- CASS             42-31            IPRC- South
RAPP                     82-9               Agahozo
KBC                        32-102          IPRC-South
IPRC- Kigali         63-58            SEEFAR
Ubumwe              60-30            Patriots
APR                        84-16            Agahozo
League champions Espoir, APR and last season’s first runners-up Cercle Sportif de Kigali (CSK) all grabbed second victories in the Heroes Day basketball tournament on Sunday to keep their hopes for the first trophy of the year alive.
Pascal Karekezi
Espoir beat Patriots 66-56, APR collected their second victory in the 79-60 win over new league entrants IPRC- South, while Rugunga-based CSK thrashed University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR- Cass) 93-52 – all the games were played at Amahoro indoor stadium in Remera.
On Sunday, United Generation Basketball club (UGB) beat Seefar 64-55 in the men’s category while UR-Cass defeated IPRC- South 42-31, WHILE Rwanda Allied Peace for Progress overcame Agahozo Shalom 82-9 in the women’s category.
Speaking to Times Sport on Monday, IPRC-South basketball team head coach Didier Bineza said: “The victory over KBC boosted our confidence and motivation ahead of the league start.”
The inaugural national Heroes Day tournament started on Friday and will run until February 1, the national Heroes Day.

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