Adekunle Gold & Other Artists to Headline at Basketball Africa League’s Finale in Rwanda - Newslibre

Adekunle Gold & Other Artists to Headline at Basketball Africa League’s Finale in Rwanda


The Basketball Africa League (BAL) a few days ago announced the lineup of artists and entertainers who will headline the entertainment at the BK Arena when the BAL Playoffs & Finals tip off on May 24 in Kigali, Rwanda. Nigerian global superstar Adekunle Gold will grace the stage alongside some of Rwanda’s hit makers including The Ben, Juno Kizigenza, Alyn Sano, Chris Eazy and more!

Fan Zone

The Fan Zone, situated at the BK Arena parking lot, will be open to fans on game days from 2:00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. CAT and during weekends from 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. CAT. The Fan Zone will offer a range of activities for both young and adults, including 3-on-3 basketball games, food trucks, a photo booth, and music by DJ Loft and DJ Kim.

In-Arena Entertainment

The Playoffs & Finals fan in-arena experience will feature pre-game and halftime performances by music artists, dancers, drummers, and dunk teams.  Fans can expect some of the biggest Rwandan artists on stage and curated music experience from some of the city’s hottest such as DJ Sonia & Hottempah Collective and an international DJ, Fully Focus (Kenya).

Starting May 24, every game will showcase diverse performers catering to all age groups; Adekunle Gold, Juno Kizigenza, Alyn Sano & Chris Eazy will perform during the opening weekend.  Kivumbi King, Ariel Wayz & The Ben will close the Finals with halftime performances during the closing weekend of May 31 – June 1, 2024.

Tickets are now on sale at and Single-game tickets start at 1,600 RWF. Fans can save up to 20% on single ticket prices by purchasing a tournament pass to watch all games during the Playoffs and Finals. Fans who buy tickets will have free access to the BAL Fan Zone at BK Arena. Fans can save up to 35% off single ticket prices for group packages by emailing

Basketball Africa League Finale Entertainment Schedule

24 May
Opening Ceremony:
Game One Halftime: Juno Kizigenza
Game two Halftime: Adekunle Gold
Timeout: Dancers
25 May
Game One Halftime: Bwiza
Game Two Halftime: Kenny Sol
Timeout: Dancers
26 May
Game One Halftime: Alyn Sano
Game Two Halftime: Chris Eazy
Timeout: Dancers
27 May
Game One Halftime: Dancers
Game Two Halftime: Ish Kevin
29 May
Game One Halftime: Kivumbi King
Game Two Halftime: Kevin Kade
31 May
Game One Halftime: Ariel Wayz
Elevate Showcase: Dancers
1 June
Game One Halftime: The Ben
Closing Ceremony: Rwandan National Ballet & HipHop Crew
Timeout: Dancers

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Basketball Africa League (BAL).

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Allan Bangirana

Allan Bangirana is a freelance writer for Newslibre & Spurzine. He is passionate about tech, and games and occasionally writes about entertainment, lifestyle and so much more.

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