DYNAMITES QUARTET SET FOR 3X3 CHAMPIONSHIP IN EGYPT

Teams from more than 20 countries who battled their way through qualifiers and national finals will tip off in front of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World;the Pyramids of Giza – for the climax of world's biggest 3×3 streetball tournament.

Sharon Gaceri is set to captain a University of Nairobi (UoN) Dynamites quartet that has Faith Otieno, Alisha Ellora and Elizabeth Okumu to this year's Red Bull Half Court World Final set for 30 September and 1 October. 

Kenya will be represented by a similar number from United States International University (USIU) who won the men's qualifiers held in November last year. 

 

Teams from more than 20 countries who battled their way through qualifiers and national finals will tip off in front of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World;the Pyramids of Giza – for the climax of world's biggest 3×3 streetball tournament.

The students’ teams emerged as the overall winners after competing with over 30 teams that took part in the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) national qualifications. 

The UoN team, earlier in the month met with the institution's Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama ahead of plans to travel to Egypt ahead of the competition. 

During the meeting Kiama congratulated the team for reaching the final and wished them well in the competition.

"As you go to the competition, always carry the banner of UoN. I wish you all the best as you head to Egypt. Work hard and bring home trophies in this competition and any other competition that you will participate in,” he said.

Coach Juma Kent who will not be travelling with the team says their preparations have not been the best but in a quick rejoinder said he is confident they will give it their all as they eye the podium. 

The team jets out to Egypt via Addis Ababa on 28 September ahead of competition. 

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