THE HOOPS RWANDA WOMEN BASKETBALL CLUB coach Eric Dusabimana has said that their target is to win the league title after thrashing Ubumwe Women Basketball 72-28 to move into third place in the Bank of Kigali Basketball League.
"This is our second win in three league games and this means we are title contenders," he said.
New signing Joyeuse Sifa Ineza posted a game-high 20 points while her teammate and captain Hope Butera contributed 15 points.
Butera also recorded 10 rebounds.
Ange Nelly Irakoze was the highest scorer for Ubumwe with six points followed by Redempta Uwamahirwe and Shaban Rehema with four points for each.
The Hoops are one point behind leaders IPRC-Kigali who have six points from three games.
Meanwhile, Espoir beat IPRC-Kigali 73-59 on Friday in the last match of the first round of the basketball league. They remain in third place.
The Hoops 5pts
UR Huye 4pts
Regina Pacis 00pts
Patriots 16 pts
REG 13 pts
APR 11 pts
UGB 10 pts
UR BBC 8pts.
Ubumwe 28-72 The Hoops Rwanda
Espoir 73-59 IPRC-Kigali
UR BBC 62-100 IPRC- Huye