Silalei Shani named the best in East Africa

Silalei Shani named the best in East Africa

Silalei Shani named the best in East Africa

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Eagle Wings’ Star Silalei Shani Owuor was on Saturday named the most valuable player during the just concluded regional Zone 5 basketball competition held in Burundi.

The tournament ,that came to a close on Saturday, saw Silalei’s team Eagle Wings successfully defend their title  with a 67-62 finals win over close rivals USIU Flames also from Kenya.

The women’s Most valuable award was won by another Kenyan (Hilda Indasi) during last year’s edition held in Kampala.

USIU’s Emma Nyakweba was the highest best scorer in the women’s category while Aristide Mugabe of Rwanda’s ESPOIR BBC was the best scorer for men.

AWARDS 

Top Scorers: 
Women - Emma NYAKWEBA (USIU - Kenya) 
Men - Aristide MUGABE (ESPOIR BBC - Rwa) 

Most Valuable Players 
Women - Silalei Shani (Eagle Wings - Kenya)
Men - Landry NDIKUMANA (URUNANI - Burundi) 

Fair-Play teams 
Women - Les Gazelles (Burundi) 
Men - WARRIORS (Uganda)

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