Julio Chitunda's African Message   Julio Chitunda's African Message

With African Message, Julio Chitunda sheds light on the state of basketball in the world's second largest continent. A former semi-professional player and journalism graduate from Lisbon, Chitunda has covered the sport since 1998. After starting out in Portugal by providing coverage for several media organisations, he became a contributor to fiba.com in 2004. He is a fervent advocate of basketball in Africa and through his column will look at the game on all levels throughout the continent.
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 14/04/2014 Let's talk about Mudiay, shall we? SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Emmanuel Mudiay played so well at this past weekend's Nike Hoop Summit, that he set his name among the top college prospects. Mudiay is a popular  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 07/04/2014 Cheikh Sarr doing the homework for Senegal SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Coach Cheikh Sarr is the man of the moment in Senegal basketball. First he was confirmed as staying at the helm of Senegal's men national team. Then he  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 31/03/2014 March Madness for Gorgui Dieng SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - A year ago Gorgui Dieng was making waves with the Louisville Cardinals in college basketball. Now the Senegalese is back in the spotlight showing that he  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 24/03/2014 No more Silalei Shani SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Kenya's women's national team suffered a major blow last week as Silalei Shani decided to retire at the age of 27. If I'm asked whether or not Shani's  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 17/03/2014 USA-Africa affair in FIBA World Championship for Women SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - The performances of African women national teams against the USA over the past few years has not been great from the competitiveness standpoint. And,  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 10/03/2014 Cameroon's big day to come SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - FIBA Africa's decision to attribute the organisation of AfroBasket Women 2015 to Cameroon last week more than anything raised the hopes of the country -  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 03/03/2014 And, the hosts of AfroBasket Men and Women 2015 are… SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Judging by its recent basketball history, Tunisia is clearly the frontrunner to host AfroBasket 2015, while Cameroon would make history if attributed  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 24/02/2014 Tunisia to chase African podium SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - As Tunisia revise their homework to restore their short-lived presence on the throne of the African basketball, self-confidence and regrouping became  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 17/02/2014 Diary of a Burkinabe kid who dreams big SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Usually, when it comes to discussing and rating the potential of young African basketball players, it is more likely that Nigerian, Senegalese and  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 11/02/2014 Shyaka: Give me a chance in college SHEFFIELD, (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Rwanda's Olivier Shyaka is one of those intriguing case studies in the world of sport that cannot be overlooked, particularly because of his continuing  more »
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