12 October 2011

TANZANIA : Dar basketball teams impress

Tanzania basketball teams have remained on course for the Africa Zone V championship race after bright start.

The Tanzania Basketball Federation’s president Musa Mziya said there is huge optimism over the home teams’ success in the championship going by the current feat of the teams.
Hope remain on high for the team’s semifinal progression after Jeshi Stars posted two straight wins while Savio and Vijana are also making impressive shows.
The championship has drawn teams from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and hosts Tanzania.
The finals will be held on Friday as preliminaries are still being played at the National Indoor S and Don Bosco Stadiums in Dar es Salaam.
The zonal championships are being staged in Tanzania for the first time in the history of the event.
The TBF president urged people to turn up in huge numbers and cheer the home teams as this is the only opportunity to secure home victory in the zonal event.
The championships started on Sunday as home side triumphed and winds up on Friday.
Mziya who came to power barely a year ago said so far everything is going as scheduled and there is no complaint over the level of tournament organization.


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