March 3, 2023



Dominate the Court: UCU to host two-day Invitational Basketball Tournament with 13 Elite Teams

By Mercy Mukhaye

Basketball fans, mark your calendars! Uganda Christian University (UCU) is proud to host a two-day invitational basketball tournament featuring 13 teams from across the country. This exciting event is set to take place on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 05, 2023, and it promises to be a thrilling showcase of talent and sportsmanship.

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UCU Canons rejoicing after winning the 2022 Women’s National Basketball Championship.

The tournament is a crucial part of the UCU Lady Canons‘ preparations for their upcoming season. The Lady Canons are eager to showcase their skills in front of their supporters and demonstrate their readiness to take on the competition. Despite losing some players, the team has been training hard since January 10th, and they are more than ready to bring home a win for their university.

At a press conference held earlier today, the team captains expressed their confidence in their team’s ability to perform well in the tournament. The Lady Canons have been blessed with one of the best coaches in the country, and they are confident that they will perform well under his guidance.


2022 squared photo of the UCU Cardinals.

The UCU Lady Cardinals, despite facing some injuries, are also ready to take on the competition. Their captain, Nankya Shadia, assured their supporters that the injuries are manageable, and the team is eager to show their skills on the court.

The tournament promises to be an exciting event for basketball fans from across the country. With 13 teams competing for the title, there will be no shortage of talent and sportsmanship on display. The UCU Lady Canons are known for hosting competitive and exciting tournaments, and this one promise to be no different.

UCU invites basketball enthusiasts to come out and support their team and witness the talent and sportsmanship on display at this two-day invitational basketball tournament. With the support of their fans, the UCU Lady Canons are confident that they will bring home the win for their university.