Conquering Lionesses Roar Back To Dinner Reception

Kenya women's basketball team
Kenya women's basketball team [Photo/Courtesy]

Kenya women’s basketball team returned to the country on Sunday after qualifying for the 2021 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket in Kigali, Rwanda.

The Lionesses beat Egypt 99-83 to win the Zone 5 qualifiers on Saturday, booking themselves a slot in the continental showpiece set for September this year in Cameroon.

In hand to receive them at the airport was the Cabinet Secretary for Sports Ambassador Amina Mohamed, who later hosted them to dinner.

Amina assured of government support to ensure the team prepares enough and ahead of time before they travel to Yaounde.

Read: FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Qualifiers: Kenya Lionesses Revenge Against Rwanda To Reach Final

“I assured that the Government will provide adequate facilitation for early and timely preparations for the Afrobasket Finals to be held in September,” said Amina.

Kenya has now qualified for FIBA Afrobasket, the highest level of the game in Africa, six times.

Email your news TIPS to or WhatsApp +254708677607. You can also find us on Telegram through

Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Raila Odinga

Raila Calls on National Police To Protect Women, Children, Amid Rising Cases of Defilement, Murders


IG Mutyambai says Security Heightened to Curb Kidnappings