Kigali Titans Basketball club have unveiled three new signings in bid to bolster roster ahead of its first year in the first division basketball league.
The new signings include 24-year-old Nigerian power forward Francis Azolibe who played in Uganda’s City Oilers and American William Kiah Perry from Ferroviário da Beira in Mozambique.
The two players played in the qualifiers for 2023 Basketball Africa League, where Francis Azolibe played for City Oilers who beat Urunani BBC before qualifying for the final qualifiers that will be held in Dakar, Senegal.
Azolibe recently helped the Oilers overcome the Nam Blazers in Best of Seven finals series for their eighth straight NBL title.
This is the second time Azolibe leaves City Oilers having exited in 2020 to join Nam Blazers.
His first spell at Oilers, where he won the seventh title, was ended with a career threatening knee injury
Meanwhile, 29-year-old William featured for Ferroviário da Beira in the BAL games.
The team has also announced that they’ve signed Rwandan players including Thierry Munyeshuri from Espoir BBC and Léonard Hitayezu from Patriots BBC.
The new league will kick off on January 13, 2023, where Kigali Titans will tip off their season against Patriots BBC.
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