JOHANNESBURG (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - South Africa have started training camp for the upcoming FIBA AfroBasket 2017 with a number of new faces on the preliminary roster.
After weeks of uncertainty about the team's preparations, head coach Craig Gilchrist has summoned 18 players for their preparations in Johannesburg.
It's South Africa's return to work since claiming a Third-Place at the 2017 BRICS Games in June.
South Africa have been drawn in Group D against Senegal, Egypt and neighbors Mozambique.
This year's FIBA African Championship is to be co-hosted by Senegal and Tunisia from September 8-16.