Foreign teams arriving for 2019 FIBA 3x3 Africa Cup in Uganda

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KAMPALA, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- Foreign teams on Thursday started arriving here ahead of the 2019 Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) 3x3 Africa Cup.

The event sanctioned by FIBA and attracting 12 countries will take place from Nov. 8-10 in Kampala.

Nasser Sserunjogi, president Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations told Xinhua in an interview that the teams that have already arrived include Nigeria, Madagascar, Benin, Egypt and Burundi. Teams from Djibouti and Mauritius are expected later tonight, while Niger and Mali arrive on Friday.

The Africa Cup will attract a record 192 players (men and women) playing in senior and the U-18 categories.

Uganda and FIBA signed a 3-year agreement to host the FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup from 2019 to 2021. Enditem

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