Kigali Arena breathes new life into Rwandan basketball. KIGALI (Rwanda) - With the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) just around the corner, the Kigali Arena - host venue of the Final Four and Final next year is fast becoming a household name among the fans in Rwanda. The state-of-the-art 10,000 seater which was launched last month for Game 1 of the National League Playoffs between the eventual winners Patriots and REG was sold out as President Paul Kagame graced the launch.
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“Kigali Arena presents a big opportunity to attract international basketball tournaments, and that would position Rwanda as the leading sport tourism destination in the region.
Rwanda Housing Authority. Kigali Arena is an indoor arena in Kigali, Rwanda, used mostly for basketball and volleyball matches. Built and finished in 2019, it hosts sporting events and concerts. It is the biggest indoor arena in East Africa and is located next to the Amahoro Stadium.
Founding and Host Partner. Visit Rwanda is proud to be the official Founding and Host Partner of the 2021 Basketball Africa League. Through the partnership, Rwanda will host the first-ever Basketball Africa League tournament at the Kigali Arena from 16-30 May 2021. This unique collaboration will showcase Rwanda as a world-class tourism and investment destination and position the country as a continental hub for sporting events and sports-based tourism.
Also, Kigali Arena is hoped to host the 2021 FIBA Men’s Africa Basketball Championship. In June 2019, Rwanda won a bid to host the men’s Africa basketball championship scheduled for 2021. Besides sports events, Kigali Arena will also host various concerts, conferences, and exhibitions hence promoting MICE tourism in the land of a thousand hills. The new complex will complement the Kigali convention center to host international meetings, conferences, and other related events.
KIGALI (Rwanda) - Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are the new BK Basketball National League champions after sweeping Patriots 2-0 in the Best-Of-Three finals playoffs at the Kigali Arena over the weekend. Rwanda's REG book place at BAL 2022 edition - ROAD TO BAL 2022 2021 - FIBA.basketball
“Kigali Arena presents a big opportunity to attract international basketball tournaments, and that would position Rwanda as the leading sport tourism destination in the region. Our players will have a chance to access a high-standard facility, and that will – in many ways – improve their knowledge and skills in the sport.”
Women basketball: REG dethrone Hoops Rwanda. REG players, coaching staff and officials lift the trophy aloft after beating the Hoops Rwanda to win the 2020-21 championship at Kigali Arena on Sunday. Photos: Dan Nsengiyumva. Rwanda Energy Group (REG) women's basketball team clinched the 2020/2021 league title on Sunday evening at Kigali Arena, just a day after their male counterparts were declared champions in the men's category.
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