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Gatesi Kamahe Prince: “The Journey on His Way to Greatness”

Gatesi Prince Kamahe

In the heart of the Rwandan basketball world, one of the names that stand out is Gatesi Prince.
a 23 years old that got signed by IPRC Kigali, where he plays as shooting guard and wears number 13 on his jersey, Prince is now poised to embark on a new chapter in his basketball career.

Prince’s basketball journey began in 2012 when he was in primary school. His talent was undeniable and it wasn’t long before he caught the attention of basketball enthusiasts.
In 2019, Prince’s dream took a significant leap forward when he joined the prestigious IPRC Kigali basketball club.


GATESI Prince when he was in highschool.


Prince’s first practice with his teammates

Gatesi noted that it is not easy to play as a professional and do other things . That is why he is currently not working.
Reflecting on his journey, Prince emphasized the pivotal role played by teammates and loved ones. They were not only his teammates and loved ones but also support system and his greatest source of inspiration. In moments of doubt and fatigue, they provided the encouragement he needed to press on.

Bahufite John , Prince’s coach said “We have strong, energetic, and quick players. Our target was to qualify for the playoff games.”Gatesi is one of them and It has been long since someone so courageous and relentless joined the team”


Coach Bahufite John strategizing with the team

Contact with one of his teammates was made as well and they noted that Prince is a supportive and ambitious teammate and that he has been one of the greatest player the team has ever got.


prince on the front row (third from the left) along side his team mates

On behalf of IPRC Kigali basketball club fans: “Prince Gatesi is one of our favorite players because we see the passion, love for the game and raw talent in him.”

Prince Gatesi Kamahe’s story serves as a testament to the power of determination and self-discipline in achieving one’s dreams. His journey, marked by the pursuit of excellence on the basketball court and academic success, sets an example for young athletes everywhere. As he continues to chase his basketball dreams, Prince’s story reminds us that with unwavering dedication and self-discipline, “any obstacle can overcome, and success can be achieved” says Prince.


Prince Kamahe in a game.

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