National Basketball League
CountryUganda
ConfederationFIBA Africa
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toDivision 1
International cup(s)Africa Champions Cup
Current championsCity Oilers (7th title)
(2019)
WebsiteOfficial website
2019 NBL season

The National Basketball League is the top Semi-Professional Basketball League in Uganda.[1]

Current clubs

Team Location
City Oilers Silver Springs, Kampala
Ndejje University Ndejje University, Kampala
Betway Power Y.M.C.A, Kampala
Our Saviour Makerere University, Kampala
Kampala Universe (Men) Kampala University, Kampala
Kyambogo Warriors Kyambogo, Kampala
UCU Canons Uganda Christian University, Kampala
JKL Dolphins Namboole, Kampala
KIU Titans Kampala International University, Kampala
Sharing Youth Sharing Youth, Kampala
Falcons Makerere University, Kampala
KCCA Men Nakasero Primary School, Kampala

Past champions

Season Champion Finalist Ref.
1995 Makerere
1996 Power
1997 Charging Rhino
1998 Falcons
1999 Falcons
2000 Sadoline Power
2001 Sky Jammers
2002 Falcons
2003 Falcons
2004 Falcons
2005 Nkumba Marines
2006 Nkumba Marines
2007 Falcons
2008 Sadoline Power
2009 Kyambogo Warriors
2010 DMark Power
2011 DMark Power
2012 Kyambogo Warriors Falcons [2]
2013 City Oilers
2014 City Oilers
2015 City Oilers
2016 City Oilers Betway Power
2017 City Oilers Betway Power [3]
2018 City Oilers Betway Power [4]
2019 City Oilers UCU Canons [5]
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic [6]

References

  1. ^ City Oil eases past Phenoms, New Vision-Uganda news. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ Juruni eyes 2013 Basketball crown, NewVision.co.ug, 17 May 2013. Accessed 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ "City Oilers are PEPSI National Basketball League champions - afrobasket". Eurobasket LLC. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  4. ^ "City Oilers win sixth Uganda basketball championship". 18 October 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  5. ^ "City Oilers win 7th straight Ugandan championship". BAL Report. 21 January 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  6. ^ "FUBA cancels basketball league". The Independent Uganda. 2020-07-24. Retrieved 25 May 2021.