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 16/06/2014 It's all about belief SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - If you ever wondered what to expect from the FIBA Africa U16 champions at the upcoming FIBA U17 World Championship, the answer is, perhaps good games,  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 09/06/2014 A lot of fresh blood for Angola women team SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - The long-awaited revamp of Angola's women's national team is now a reality, and it came in a shocking way for some influential players who hoped to be  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 02/06/2014 Traore as we know SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Senegal forward Astou Traore has become an African basketball icon, and the world seems to embrace her. Even though the 33-year-old has never won an  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 26/05/2014 Not older, just better SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Watching Eduardo Mingas playing these days makes me wonder where has he been all these years. He turned 35 earlier this year but keeps playing as if  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 12/05/2014 A dilemma for Boungou-Colo SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Nobel Boungou-Colo is facing a dilemma between playing for his native Republic of Congo and representing his adoptive nation of France. There are plenty  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 05/05/2014 Sponsors, hope and Turkey 2014 SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Mozambique women's basketball is experiencing an unprecedented moment and hope seems to be the way forward. Sponsors, hope and Turkey are currently the  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 28/04/2014 Sato conquering Europe SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Romain Sato's professional career is nothing like his national team career. Sato had a performance for the ages on Sunday helping Valencia Basket snap  more »
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Julio-Chitunda-Column 21/04/2014 Goodbye for Carlos SHEFFIELD (Julio Chitunda's African Message) - Angola has won 11 African titles in the past 25 years and a big part of that success is owed to shooting guard Carlos Almeida. Now, Almeida is saying  more »
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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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