Rwanda Ready for Fiba 3×3 World Cup Qualifier 2023, Mutokambali

Rwanda men’s 3×3 head coach, Moïse Mutokambali, has said his players are in good shape and ready to put up impressive performance during the forthcoming FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifier 2023 slated for May 6-7 in Israel.

The team has for the past week been training from Lycee de Kigali gymnasium and Mutokambali was impressed with how the players were responding to the sessions with a promising level of performance that he hopes can be of great impact during their quest for a ticket to the 3×3 World Cup 2023.

“I am happy with the players I have, they are giving their 100 percent in training and I was impressed by their commitment on and off the field,” he said

Rwanda was placed in Group B alongside Asian giants China and Caribbean nation Trinidad and Tobago.

In December 2022, Rwanda impressed at the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2022 held in Cairo, Egypt, after grabbing a third place finish following a 21-17 victory over Tunisia to win bronze.

It was the first medal the country has ever won in the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup.

Twelve teams – six in each of men and women categories- will compete for the last three tickets to the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2023 finals which will take place in Vienna, Austria, from May 30 to June 6.

Provisional roster:

Olivier Patrick Turatsinze, Ngabonziza, Justin Uwitonze, Jean Jack Wilson Nshobozwabyosenumukiza, Dieudonnee Ndizeye Ndayisaba e, Steven Hagumintwali, Victoire Mutabaruka, Thierry Nkundwa and Mike Mugalu Lukwanga.

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