Murcián Alberto Antonia, new women’s coach for Uganda

the Morcian Alberto Antonia Leal, 31 years oldbecame the new Ugandan women’s basketball coach. The former player, among other teams, of UCAM Murcia CB, He is currently the second coach to Dresden Titans from Germany who play in the second categoryHe was also previously an assistant coach for the Montenegro women’s team.

Antonia will make her debut for Uganda in the AfroBasket Qualifier which will take place between the 14th and 19th of February. A graduate in Labor Relations, Physical Activity and Sports Science, last summer Murcian decided to embark on a new adventure in the Bundesliga after working in Spanish LEB gold in Lucentum Alicante and Palencia Basketteams that were very close to achieving promotion to the ACB League.

Antuña started playing basketball at the age of twelve in Jesuitinas, where he went to the CP Murcia Youth Academy, a club where he went through all the teams and was called up in the highest category. At the age of 23, his first experience abroad was with a Hungarian Second Division team, where he began to take his first steps as a coach. She returned to Spain to direct CREF Hola in Madrid in the Women’s 1st Division and later landed in Alicante, already as a second coach, where he spent five years. Last summer, he was also the assistant national coach of the Montenegro national team, and now comes the opportunity to become the coach of a national team like Uganda.

Antuña has also recently made his debut as head coach for his teamthe German Dresden Titans, who are fifth in Pro A and are one of the favorites for promotion to the BBL, to replace the first coach who was ill.

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