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NBL: Sublime Omony Inspires Falcons Past UCU Canons

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Falcons 63-50 UCU Canons

The adage form is temporary and class is permanent or old is gold would be the best way to describe Stephen Omony as he led the way to help Falcons cruise past UCU Canons on Sunday at the YMCA.

The Falcons skipper proved sheer class as he shipped in a double double with 11 rebounds and a game high 35 points (the highest this season) as a rejuvenated Falcons defeated UCU Canons 63-50.

Falcons who struggled in the first round of the league have picked vital wins in the second period of the season in a bid to fight for safety.

The Brian Rugyendo side trailed Canons 13-11 in the first quarter but came recharged for the remaining quarters winning the second quarter 18-8 to lead 29-21 heading into halftime.

The record champions combined for 34 points after recess while the Mukono based side were limited to 27 points. Omony orchestrated the damage with 35 points  while Francis Karoro added 10 points for Falcons. Steven Wundi managed just 11 points, thumb a team high for the canons.

Other results

KIU Titans needed a comeback to edge past struggling Our Saviour who led the game for the bigger part of the game. Titans won 59-52 to condemn the Kikoni based side to their sixth straight loss.


Charging Rhinos who are rock bottom of the men’s division recorded their second win this season defeated Sharing Youth 60-57.

Sunday results
Falcons 63-50 UCU canons
KCCA leopards 64- 38 Javon Ladies
Pemba Warriors 87- 50 Destiny Phenoms
Sharing Youth 57-60 Charging Rhinos
Magic Stormers 45-52 Nkumba Lady Marines
KIU Titans 59-52 our Saviour

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