Basketball Africa League announces ticket sales info for Nile Conference group phase in Egypt


The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced ticket sales information for the league’s Nile Conference group phase, which will tip off on Friday, 19 April 2024, at the Hassan Mostafa Indoor Sports Complex in Cairo, Egypt.

The Nile Conference group phase will feature home team and defending champion Al Ahly (Egypt), first-time BAL participants Al Ahly (Libya) and Bangui Sporting Club (Central African Republic) and two-time BAL participant City Oilers (Uganda).

Fans who purchase tickets can watch the home team play on every game day, including the weekends. Fans will also have free access to the BAL Fan Zone at the Hassan Mostafa Indoor Sports Complex. Group ticket purchases of 10 or more tickets can be made through Tazkarti by calling 15355. Fans can save up to 35% off single ticket prices for group packages by emailing

“We are super excited to welcome our passionate fans in Egypt, from across Africa and around the world for the third consecutive BAL Nile conference games in Cairo,” BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall said. “We will build on the momentum from our inaugural Kalahari Conference group phase which saw nearly 25,000 fans attend the games in Pretoria. We encourage our fans in Egypt to purchase single, multi-game or group ticket packages, where they will be treated to topflight professional basketball and a uniquely African entertainment experience.”

The 2024 BAL Nile Conference group phase opener will feature Libya’s Al Ahly taking on fellow newcomers Bangui Sporting Club at 4pm. CAT on Friday, 19 April before home team and defending champion Al Ahly (Egypt) will then take on City Oilers (Uganda) at 7pm.

The 2024 BAL season is reaching fans in 214 countries and territories in 17 languages through free-to-air and paid TV broadcast partnerships with the African Union of Broadcasting, American Forces Network (AFN), Canal+, NBA TV, Tencent Video, TSN, TV5 Monde, Visionary TV and Voice of America (VOA), and livestreaming on the NBA App,, and the BAL’s YouTube Channel.

The BAL successfully concluded the inaugural Kalahari Conference group phase in Pretoria, South Africa earlier this month, with Morocco’s FUS Rabat Basketball (3-1) and Angola’s Petro de Luanda (2-2) picking up the first two tickets for the BAL Playoffs and Finals.

The Sahara Conference group phase will take place from 4 to 12 May at the Dakar Arena in Dakar, Senegal. The top two teams from each conference and the top two third-place teams from across the three conferences will travel to Kigali, Rwanda for four seeding games followed by an eight-game single-elimination playoffs and finals from 24 May to 1 June at BK Arena.

Tickets for the games in Cairo are on sale now at and Single tickets for the Nile Conference group phase start at 75 EGP. Fans can benefit from a 20% discount by getting a Conference pass to watch all games of the home team Al Ahly (Egypt).

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