New Kenya Morans head coach unveils provisional squad for AfroBasket Qualifiers


BASKETBALL New Kenya Morans head coach unveils provisional squad for AfroBasket Qualifiers

Abigael Wafula 15:36 - 13.01.2024

The men's basketball national team has named 30 players in their provisional squad for the 2025 FIBA AfroBasket Qualifiers as they unveiled their new Australian head coach.

A provisional squad of 30 players has been unveiled as the national basketball team alias Kenya Morans gear up for the 2025 FIBA AfroBasket Qualifiers scheduled for next month.

The players will commence training next week with the hope of sharpening their talons before locking horns with some of Africa’s finest. The new coach, Australian Grant Wallace has also been appointed as the head coach of the Kenya Morans.

The Australian tactician will reportedly arrive in the country early next month to join the Kenya Morans technical bench including Cliff Owuor, Ancette Wafula, and Harrison Kaudia.

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The first leg of the continental showpiece will take place from February 19 to 27 with the venue yet to be decided. The event will encompass Groups B, D, and E, where Kenya has been categorised.

Meanwhile, the 30-man squad comprises 13 players from the diaspora with 12 players being selected from Nairobi City Thunder. Equity Bank’s Victor Bosire will captain the team while Desmond Owili from Australia and Joel Awich from France will act as assistant captains in the team.


Desmond Owili, Preston Bungei (Australia), Joel Awich, Ambaka Le Gregam (France), Ronald Gundo Albert Odero, Evans Ojuang, Valentine Nyakinda, (USA), Tylor Ongwae (Germany), Derick Ogechi (Spain), Peter Sifuma (UCU Uganda), Bramwell Muchina (Pazi, Tanzania), Bush Wamukota (Rwanda), Victor Bosire, Ivan Ombiro (Equity Bank), Griffin Ligare, Ariel Ortega, Ariel Okall, Faheem Juma, Ken Wachira, Derick Olang, Dismas Mbaka, and Fidel Okoth (Nairobi City Thunder). John Wiljass, Eugene Adera (KPA), Brians Nzioka, Elisha Odhiambo (Ulinzi Warriors), Denis Koja (Strathmore University), Jeff Onyango (Moischers) and David Gichuhi (Unattached)Coaches: Grant Wallace, Cluff Owuor, Ancette Wafula and Harrison Kaudia.