BUJUMBURA August 11th (ABP) – The national basketball championship called Viva Basketball League (VBL) 2022, the first edition, organized by the Burundi Basketball Federation (FEBABU) in collaboration with Brarudi was closed on Sunday August 7, 2022 and the Urunani team won the trophy of the year, beating the New Star team by a score of 76 points to 66, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
The Urunani team tops the rankings for losing just one match and winning 17 out of 18 matches played. A cup and an envelope of 10 million Burundian francs were awarded to her and she will represent Burundi in the qualifying rounds of the Basketball African League) which will take place in September in Rwanda, we can report.
In his speech, the director of the sales department at Brarudi Mr. Fleury Sekiyuku welcomed the partnership signed a year ago between Brarudi and FEBABU to support and promote Basketball in the context of its rebirth, pointing out that the results are there with the closing of the VBL 2022 championship. He added that after the four years of the partnership, Burundian basketball will have reached a satisfactory level, promising that Brarudi will remain alongside FEBABU in improving sports infrastructure.
FEBABU vice-president Claver Hacimana thanked FEBABU for supporting Burundian basketball and affirmed that this sport is developing.
He invited young Burundians to love sport in general and basketball in particular because sport helps to have good health and strengthens cohesion between people.
Note the BBCI Bank in partnership with Urunani offered the players of Urunani and the coach of this team Aron Kagabo, six Porte spade brand cars, in addition to five others previously granted to the players, which makes a total of 11 vehicles given away to encourage players with the promise that all 18 players will each have their own vehicle.