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Nairobi Impress, But Mogadishu Favourites in Africa Cities Cup - Jun 18, 2017


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Victor
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Nairobi Morans sailed into the semi-final of the inaugural basketball Africa Cities Challenge Cup after beating Kampala Red Stars 59-55 at Nyayo Stadium gymnasium on Tuesday night. Nairobi Morans, spearheaded by Co-op Bank's Joseph Khaemba (180-PG-91), Victor Odendo (189-G/F-80), Evans Leting and Aroun Ramadhan (KPA) emerged top in Group A of three teams with four points. Nairobi had earlier beaten Dar es Salaam City 87-71 and were due to meet Group B runner-up Mombasa in the first semi-final on Wednesday. Mombasa, had registered a 69-66 win over Sudan's Juba in their opener before losing 62-83 to well-oiled Somalia's Mogadishu. Hosts Nairobi had Thunders' shooting guard Griffins Ligare, Alex Ramazani and Kevin Kigotho, who turn out for Premier League side USIU-A Tigers calling the early shots as they raced a 19-9 first quarter lead. Uganda's Kampala City, who were fielding two Kenyans Brian Namake (F-90) and Philip Amenyi (C-89), had a bad start. Nairobi, looked favourites outscoring their opponents 9-0 for a 9-2 run before Kampala ambushed them in the second quarter. Kampala hit hard Nairobi 23-5 in the second quarter to lead 32-24 at the break. It was in the last two quarters that Nairobi stamped their authority to outscore Kampala 14-8 and 21-15 to carry the day. Guard Ligare lifted Nairobi Morans scoring 23 points while Kampala replied with 16 points through Mark Opio.
In another match, Mogadishu powered their way into the semi-final after registering a 87-68 win over Sudan's Juba. Mogadishu had made a flying start with a comfortable 83-62 victory over Mombasa. Two consecutive victories guaranteed Mogadishu a place in the semi-final where they were to take on Kampala at 8pm. Juba and Dar es Salaam lost all their two matches and were to face-off in the fifth and sixth position play-off match.
Courtesy of: nation.co.ke   




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