Morans, the national men’s basketball team started on a higher note winning the first match in the ongoing Afro-basketball Pre-Olympic games qualifiers at Nyayo stadium.
Today, Kenya beat Eritrea 112-64 in the opening match as they are set to make two out of two wins against the Tanzanians today.
The Cliff Owuor led side won in 25-13 and 50-25 at the first and second quarters.
The winner of the five-nation pre-qualifier will progress to the last phase of qualification, battling against giants Angola, Senegal and Mozambique for one of three available slots to the final tournament set for next year in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Morans are hoping to use the experience of reaching the final of last year’s FIBA Afrocan as a launching pad to qualify for the bigger showpiece, equivalent to the African Cup of Nations in football