The country has an increasingly successful national basketball team. It is nicknamed “The Silver backs” and made its debut at the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship.


In July 2011, Kampala, Uganda qualified for the 2011 Little League World Series in William sport, Pennsylvania for the first time, beating Saudi Arabian baseball team Dharan LL, although visa complications prevented them from attending the series. Little League teams from Uganda qualified for and attended the 2012 Little League World Series.