September 17, 2023 Eloge Irakoze

UMUCO Academy Nurtures Young Basketball Talent for a Promising Future of the Game in Burundi

In basketball, as in any other field, talent flourishes when it is cultivated from an early age. Recognizing this, the “UMUCO Academy” has taken on the noble mission of teaching and mentoring young basketball enthusiasts from six years old. The academy currently boasts an impressive enrollment of 240 aspiring players, comprising 120 girls and 120 […]
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March 28, 2023 Avatar photoDon Délice Ndikumana

Urunani Basketball Club Dominates New Season Opener with Title Win

  The new 16 teams-format Viva Basketball League opening tournament has been wrapped up with Urunani proving again their domination in Burundian. In fact, a huge gap between teams was undeniably noticed. Ahead of the 2023 VBL season, an opening tournament was organized to give the teams a ground to weigh themselves against others, and […]
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January 21, 2023 Avatar photoDon Délice Ndikumana

The Primus League Resumes, Thunderstorms in the Sight

15 remaining weeks of the second phase are expected to be restless. Bumamuru and Vital’O stand neck and neck at the top of the charts. Who will laugh last, and what else could we expect? Games of the second round of Primus Ligue – the Burundian football championship – started on this 20th January, 2023. […]
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