To receive the special offer, fans and journalists are urged contact their respective national federations in their home countries for more details.
This partnership is considered a further confirmation of Rwanda’s commitment to continue investing in the growing African sports industry as a gateway for the youth to express themselves and lay a foundation for a better future.
Commenting on the partnership, Desire Mugwiza, the president of FERWABA said: “This is a great opportunity for everyone across the world who would love to watch the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 and visit Rwanda. We welcome you to enjoy the games and experience the Land of Thousand Hills.”
The CEO of RwandAir, Yvonne Makolo said that the carrier is delighted to join the partnership to promote basketball throughout the continent.
“It is a privilege to support Africa’s senior national teams through the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 taking place here in Kigali which we believe will foster and develop talent as the teams compete for the title,” she noted.
“As a proud African carrier, RwandAir is committed to continue uniting people through sport and championing African talent,” added Makolo.
RwandAir flies to 25 destinations worldwide including 20 on the African continent, two in Europe, two in Asia and one in the Middle East with 22 of these active at the moment.
These include Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Bangui, Brazzaville, Brussels, Bujumbura, Cape Town, Cotonou, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Dubai, Harare, Johannesburg, Kilimajaro, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Kigali, London, Lusaka and Nairobi.
Sixteen teams from across the continent will compete in the 30th edition of the FIBA AfroBasket. The Kigali Arena will host all the 36 games of the competition with the final taking place in Sunday, September 5.