Rwanda Signs Deal With FIBA To Host D'Tigeress, 11 Others In Women Afrobasket
Rwanda on Thursday signed an agreement with FIBA Africa to host the 2023 Women’s Afrobasket, a continental basketball tournament contested by African national teams, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Nigeria's D Tigress who is currently the defending champions are among the 12 African countries that will take part in a week competition.
During a signing ceremony that took place in Kigali on Thursday, May 25, Sports Minister Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju embraced the opportunity to showcase the country's dedication to sports development.
“We wholeheartedly embrace this opportunity to showcase our commitment to sports and gender equality.
Rwanda has made significant strides in promoting women's participation in sports and hosting the 2023 women’s Afrobasket is a testament to our unwavering dedication", she said.
The competition will take place in Kigali from July 28 to August 6, 2023.