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FIBA AfroCan 2023: Rwanda finishes in third place

After battling it out with Democratic Republic of Congo on July, 16th, 2023, at Arena de Kilamba in Luanda, Rwanda emerged 3rd best basketball team in FIBA AfroCan 2023.
With an overall win of 82-73 against their counterparts, Rwanda’s win was made possible by Kendall Gray who scored 11 points, 7 rebounds and 23 effectives.
I’m very happy we came in third place in the tournament as this was our first time in AfroCan, next time we will reach the finals; to Rwandans, thank you immensely for supporting us”, Ndizeye Ndayisaba Dieudonne- Rwanda’s team Captain.

Rwanda’s coach: Yves Murenzi also thanked his players for the great work they did and promised Rwandans to bring the trophy home come next AfroCan.
I’m proud of all my players, it was our first time in AfroCan but we ended were able to emerge in the third place. I have learnt a lot from this competition, knowledge that we will use in our upcoming games, he stated.

Ahead of the games, there was a crowning ceremony in which Rwanda scooped a bronze medal a great achievement it being their first time in the competition.
FIBA AfroCan 2023 finals will be played on 16th, July, 2023 at Arena de Kilamba in Luanda- Angola.

Dan Manzi(left) and Sano Rutatika Dick (right)-Rwandan players

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