RP-IPRC Huye Women BBC won the 2020 Basketball National Heroes Tournament

After winning all matches, RP-IPRC Huye Women BBC crowned the champions of Basketball National Heroes Tournament 2020. The Principal of IPRC Huye Maj. Dr. TWABAGIRA Barnabe says that this is a great time for IPRC Huye to honor the National Heroes.

This competition is prepared in line with the annual National Heroes Day celebration that takes place on February, 01. The tournament is organized by Rwanda Basketball Federation in partnership with The Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour (CHENO). This year, the women category was made of 5 teams namely: RP-IPRC Huye Women BBC, Ubumwe BBC, APR BBC, UR Huye BBC and The Hoops Rwa.

RP-IPRC Huye Women BBC won all played matches. On its first match held at Amahoro Outdooron 25thJanuary 2020 against Ubumwe BBC, the results were 71 to31. The second one was withAPR BBC (77-30) at Amahoro Outdoor on 26th January 2020. The third match was against UR Huye BBC (63-17)at its playground on 28th January 2020. The final match that held atAmahoro Outdooron 2nd February 2020,with The Hoops Rwa, ended by 70 out of 49 points.

The Principal of IPRC Huye Maj. Dr. TWABAGIRA Barnabesays that wining this trophy has a great significance of the National Heroes’ exaltation.

“We are really glad to win this 2020 Basketball National Heroes Tournament. Participating in thiscompetitionis a great sign that wehonor and are proud of our Heroes that made what our Country is today.” Said Maj. Dr. TWABAGIRA Barnabe, Principal

The 2020 Basketball National Heroes Tournamenttook place from 24th January to 2nd February 2020. Both of IPRC Huye Men and Women Basketball Clubs participated in it.The Institutional Women Club that won the trophy was awarded a cup and cheque worth 500,000 Rwandan Francs.


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