Somali basketball Team beat Burundi Team with 98-80 points


The Somali national basketball team on Tuesday beat Burundi 98-80 at the  Zone 5 of the FIBA Basketball competition of  African Cup of Nations qualifiers in Daresalaam Tanzania.

The game watched by large crowd was exciting and entertaining. Burundi predicted that they win the game but unexpectedly, the Somali team displayed exceptional performance.

The Vice chair of the Somalia Basketball Association Eng Abdulqadir Ali Ghedi who spoke to the Universal TV at the end of the game said that they are very pleased with the victory achieved by the Somali basketball team.

Eng Abdulqadir Ghedi declared that the Somali team  is composed of players coming from US, Canada, Australia and Somalia, and that he believes the quality of the players is responsible for the victory.

Eng Abdulqadir Ghedi appealed to the Somali Diaspora  to support and encourage the Somali sport and players, underscoring that the Somali Sport needs significant support.

Somali Basketball  is in group with Kenya and Burundi and go semifinal  will play group A.

Xafiiska Wararka Midnimo,


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