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NBL: Nkumba Lady Marines Return to Winning Ways

Wednesday, September 6

KIU Rangers 39-74 Nkumba Ladies

Falcons 53-89 Betway Power

Nkumba Lady Marines recorded a 39-74 victory against KIU Rangers in the National Basketball League game played at YMCA Court in Wandegeya.

Brenda Ekone scored 8 points of the 14 the Lady Marines scored in the first quarter to take an 8-14 lead.

The Mariners continued to show their prowess, scoring 9, 20 and 31 points in the following quarters to claim an emphatic victory.

The victory becomes the 6th for Nkumba who have lost 5 games, clocking to 17 points.

Nkumba has now recorded a league double against the KIU Rangers as the first round had ended 71-50 in the favour of the Entebbe based team on June 30th.

In the men’s category, Paul Odong and Willy Nijimbere scored 18 and 15 points respectively as Betway Power emerged on top against Falcons.

This was the second victory for Arnold Lando’s charges since the second round kicked off recently.

Teams Used

KIU Titans

Fionah Apiyo, Moreen Atulinda, Brenda Namubiru, Doreen Namukasa, Esther Marion, Irakoza Aurore, Ritah Komugisha, Aisha Nakabubi, Sylvia Namusisi.

Nkumba Lady Marines

Becca Susan Aanyau, Diana Nanjala, Brenda Ekone, Esther Apolot, Fina Busingye, Catherine Haruri, Jackline Oyella, Nancy Sombei.

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