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R.E.G (RWANDA)

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Rwanda Energy Group BBC, commonly known as R.E.G, is a Rwandan basketball club based in Kigali. It is owned and named after the company Rwanda Energy Group Limited. It plays in the National Basketball League, the highest tier of basketball in Rwanda.

Established in 2016, the club won the NBL Rwanda in 2017. Then, REG played in an African competition for the first time when it entered the 2018–19 Africa Basketball League.

On 2 November 2019, Henry Mwinuka signed for two years as the new head coach. On 30 October 2021, REG won its first Rwandan national championship after defeating arch-rivals Patriots 2–0 in the finals. Olivier Shyaka was named the league's Most Valuable Player after scoring 30 points in Game 1 and 22 points in Game 2. As a result of the championship, REG also qualified for the 2022 season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL).

TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS

  • National Basketball League Champions: 2017, 2021
  • Rwandan Heroes Cup: 2018, 2019, 2020

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