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Five new teams, three new countries to compete in 2024 Basketball Africa League season tipping off on March 9 in South Africa

The fourth BAL season will feature a record 48 games in Pretoria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; and Kigali, Rwanda, marking the first BAL games in South Africa and the first time the league will play games in four different countries

Defending BAL Champion Al Ahly (Egypt) Among Seven Teams That Have Competed in the BAL (https://BAL.NBA.com/) Before, Alongside First-Time Participants from Burundi, Central African Republic, Libya, Morocco and Rwanda. Season will Tip Off with First-Ever BAL Game in South Africa Featuring 2022 Runner-Up Petro de Luanda (Angola) Taking on First-Time BAL…

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Uganda’s Tonny Drileba Awarded 2023 Basketball Africa League Ubuntu Trophy presented by New Fortress Energy

The BAL Ubuntu Trophy is awarded annually to an individual or organization that has made an impact on the local community during the BAL season

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (BAL.NBA.com) and New Fortress Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NFE) – a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy – today announced that Tonny Drileba, who played for the City Oilers (Uganda) during the 2023 BAL Season, has been awarded the…

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    • From left to right : - Mehdi Zaari – Président Délégué Section Basket - Fus Rabat - Ruben Boumtje Boumtje – Directeur des Opérations – Basketball Africa League - Rwego Ngarambe - Directeur Général en charge du Développement du Sport – Ministère des Sports Rwanda - S.E Shakilla Umutoni – Ambassadrice du Rwanda au Maroc - Amadou Gallo Fall – Président Basketball Africa League - Robert Pack – Directeur du Combine BAL à Rabat - Paul Ntambara – Communication Rwanda Development Board Crédit photos : Julien Bacot – Basketball Africa League (BAL)
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Basketball Africa League Announces Host Cities, Venues and Dates For 2024 Regular Season Tipping Off March 9 In Pretoria, South Africa

The 2024 BAL season will feature the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries playing a record 48 games in Pretoria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; and Kigali, Rwanda over four months

BAL’s Expanded Fourth Season Will Feature Record 48 Games in Pretoria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal and Kigali, Rwanda; Fans Can Visit BAL.NBA.com to Register Their Interest in Tickets; 30 Aspiring Players from Africa, Europe, the U.S. and Around the World to Attend BAL Combine in Rabat, Morocco Jan. 5-7.  The Basketball…

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The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announce their collaboration

#BAL and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will work together on the implementation of capacity building initiatives as well as investment promotion activities for the advancement of sports and related industries in Africa

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (https://theBAL.com/) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (https://apo-opa.co/47po8Cm) yesterday celebrated their collaboration during a ceremonial signing event in conjunction with the third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt. #BAL (https://apo-opa.co/3MJnNCK) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (https://apo-opa.co/47po8Cm) will work together on the implementation of capacity building initiatives as well as investment…

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17 Players with Basketball Africa League (BAL) Experience to compete in 2023 International Basketball Association (FIBA) Basketball World Cup

Eleven of the 17 players with BAL experience on national team rosters participated in the 2023 BAL season that concluded in May

Six of the 32 Participating Teams Feature at Least One Player with BAL (www.BAL.NBA.com) Experience; The FIBA World Cup Pass is Available for Purchase at (https://apo-opa.info/452mF3W) in Angola, Cape Verde and Cote D’Ivoire. Seventeen players from six countries who have participated over the first three seasons of the Basketball Africa League…

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Basketball Africa League Men’s and Women’s Select Teams to Compete in GLOBL JAM in Toronto, Canada July 12-16

24 Men’s and Women’s Players Ages 23 and Under from Across Africa to Compete on BAL Select Teams at International Basketball Showcase in Toronto

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (https://BAL.NBA.com/) and Canada Basketball today announced that two BAL Select Teams comprised of 24 male and female players ages 23 and under (U-23) from across Africa will participate in GLOBL JAM (https://apo-opa.info/3PNyJBm), an international basketball showcase at Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Canada from Wednesday,…

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Basketball Africa League and Rwanda Development Board Announce Multi-Year Extension to Play Basketball Africa League (BAL) Games in Kigali

The BAL and RDB will also collaborate on youth development and social impact programs

BAL (https://BAL.NBA.com) Will Continue to Play Games at BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda and Collaborate with RDB on Youth Development and Social Impact Programs; RwandAir Continues as Official Airline of the BAL. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) today announced a multi-year extension of their existing collaboration…

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The Basketball Africa League and Speak Up Africa launch mentorship program for gender equality in Africa

The mentees will be coached by mentors to strengthen their skills and knowledge on issues such as gender inequality in sport, mental health, public speaking, and storytelling

On the occasion of Africa Day, Speak Up Africa and the Basketball Africa League (BAL) (https://theBAL.com/) have announced the launch of "Teaming Up: African LeadHERs meet BAL4HER". This sports mentorship program is part of Speak Up Africa's “African LeadHERs” movement and BAL's BAL4HER platform. It aims to advance gender equality, and…

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Egypt’s Al Ahly Crowned 2023 Basketball Africa League Champions

Al Ahly Forward Anunwa “Nuni” Omot Named 2023 BAL Most Valuable Player, Receives Hakeem Olajuwon Trophy

Egypt’s Al Ahly defeated Senegal’s AS Douanes 80-65 to win the 2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL) (http://www.NBA.com/theBAL) Finals, which took place at BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda and reached fans in 214 countries and territories in 17 languages. Following the game, BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall and FIBA Africa President Anibal…

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2023 Basketball Africa League Season: By the Numbers

The 2023 BAL season is reaching fans in 214 countries and territories in 17 languages through free-to-air and paid TV broadcast partnerships

Top Eight BAL Teams to Compete at BAL Playoffs and Finals in Kigali, Rwanda from May 20-27 ; tickets On Sale Now at BAL.NBA.com. The 2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL) Playoffs will tip off on Saturday, May 20 at BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda and will culminate with the third BAL…