All is set for the annual UCU Invitational Tournament that will set tone for the Basketball league season.
The Invitational tournament will be played at the Mukono based campus due March 5-6.
Seventeen Men’s teams and Nine Women sides will compete in Mukono.
These include powerhouse City Oilers and last year’s winners UCU Canons (Men) and JKL Lady Dolphins (Women).
UCU Canons beat Betway Power 53-40 while JKL Lady Dolphins overcame UCU Lady Canons to win their respective titles last year (March 15 2021) in Mukono.
The teams will use the tournament to prepare their players for the National Basketball League (and Lower division leagues) that will get underway on March 11.
Teams for 11th edition of UCU Invitational;
Men – UCU Canons, City Oilers, JKL Dolphins, Namuwongo Blazers, UPDF Tomahawks, Falcons, MUK Men, Tropical Royals, Miracle Eagles, Kampala University, Livingstone, Nkumba Marines, Victoria University, Makindye shooters, Metha Phenoms, KIU Titans, Ndejje Angels
Women Teams – UCU Lady Canons, Angels, JKL Lady Dolphins, MUK Sparks, Magic Stormers, Nkumba Lady Marines, Miracle Eaglets, Kampala University Ladies, KIU Rangers