Egypt claimed double gold at the tournament in Uganda ©FIBA

Egypt celebrated double gold at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 Africa Cup in Kampala.

Egypt’s women’s team denied the host nation in the semi-final stage of the competition when play resumed today at the Lugogo Hockey Pitch.

They upset top seeds Uganda 21-17 to advance to the final against Mali, who were 15-14 winners against Nigeria.

Egypt earned an 18-15 win over Mali in the gold medal match.

Uganda took bronze after they beat Nigeria 21-15.

The men’s competition saw Egypt earn victories over Nigeria and Madagascar to progress to the gold medal match.

The Democratic Republic of Congo were their surprise opponents after the 12th seeds impressively progressed to the final.

Egypt prevented an upset in the final by easing to a 21-12 victory.

The bronze medal match proved a close affair, with Mali beating Madagascar 19-17.