Eritrea to Face Kenya in FIBA Afro-Basketball Opener
Jan 13: The 2020 International Basketball Federation FIBA Afro Basketball pre-qualifiers which brings together five teams gets underway on Tuesday here in Nairobi.
Kenya will face Eritrea in their opening match and head coach Cliff Owour says.
According to FIBA rules, the host nation is allowed an opportunity to select the team to play in their opening match as one way of giving their fans something to cheer about on the opening day of the tournament.
Other teams which will take part in the event includes Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Eritrea.
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The winner of the five-day tournament will qualify for the main FIBA Afro basketball qualifiers which will be held next year.