Category archives for: Basketball

Wheelchair basketball star clinches US scholarship

SA basketball team  during  their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African wheelchair basketball star, Steven Walgenbach, has soared above physical disability by securing a lucrative scholarship in the United States. The Limpopo-born Paralympian (19) who captains the Under 23 national side, has clinched a deal with the University of Texas where beginning August, he will juggle between […]

USA runs riot against Amawheelies

during the Mens u23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship game between South Africa and Great Britain at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Canada on June 11 2017©Barry Aldworth/eXpect LIFE

TORONTO -SASOL Amawheelies concluded their Pool Stages games in the 2017 U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship, with yet another difficult opponent in the USA at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto on Monday afternoon, 12 June 2016. The youngsters from South Africa had hoped that the tide would turn against their more fancied opponents, who […]

Basketball side keen to impress at wheelchair World Cup

SA basketball team  during  their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is confident of overcoming the absence of inspirational captain, Steven Walgenbach, at the Under 23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (WWBC) in Canada. The Limpopo-born skipper has been ruled out of the global tournament because of illness. Doctors withdrew him from the contingent that flew out of […]

Junior basketballers aim to conquer Dubai

SA basketball team  during  their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African Under 23 national team will fly the local flag high at the ninth Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament taking place in the United Arab Emirates. The event takes place from May 11-19 at the Al Ahli Club in the capital Dubai. The junior national team […]

South Africa retain wheelchair basketball title

SA basketball team  during  their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa will represent the continent at the 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) World Championship in Canada. This follows their crowning as champions of the U23 African Championships that ended in Johannebsurg this past weekend. The Southern Africans qualified ahead of neighbours Zimbabwe and West African rivals Nigeria. […]

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