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Magic Retain Sprite Crown - Feb 16, 2016


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Matero Magic defended their Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) Sprite national championship crown yesterday after posting an emphatic 71-56 victory over Green Buffaloes.
With this win, Magic closed out the series on a 3-1 triumph in what was a bruising but highly charged playoffs, where the championship came under intense scrutiny. Buffaloes, who were playing in the finals for the first time in 10 years, put up a strong challenge but could not match Magic's pedigree as the Matero outfit subdued the Army sponsored side with relative ease. Magic were first to the line in game one edging the marauding Buffaloes 60-58 in a really tight game and repeated the win in game two though Buffaloes pushed the champions all the way and saw the game dented by physical play and resulted in a Buffaloes player being ejected. However, Buffaloes pulled a trick off the bag with a game 92-79 win in overtime. Despite suffering a setback, Magic summed up the series with a 71-56 win to claim the K4, 500 prize.
Courtesy of: basket-in-africa.blogspot.com  



Unza Pacers, Matero Magic Both Win in (MBA) League - 1 month ago
UNZA Pacers and Matero Magic at the weekend both won to stay ahead with identical records while Napsa Hurricanes outlast Nishati Denvers in the Midlands Basketball Association (MBA) league. Pacers 84-74 Buffaloes The rejuvenated Pacers remained on top of the MBA standings after stopping the charging Green Buffaloes by 10 points as they have finally found some consistency this season. The Pacers have an identical record with their bitter rivals Matero Magic but the students hold a better h...   [read more]
Zambian National Team 2017 - 7 months ago
Francis Chelebela SG Unza P.
Gosa Hamudulu PG Unza P.
Francis Chibesa C-86 Unza P.
John Kawana C Unza P.
Simukwela Lubinda 183-G/F-86 Unza P.
Bongani Zulu PG CBU Comets
Nalumino Simioi PG LCC Looters
Fred Kaela SG Matero M.
Sylvester Siamungumbe S...  
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Zimbabwe and Zambia to host FIBA AfroBasket 2017 Zone 6 Qualifiers - 7 months ago
Eight teams from FIBA Africa's Zones 6 and 7 will battle it out in Harare and Lusaka for two places in the Final Round of FIBA AfroBasket 2017. The draw took place on Wednesday in Maputo, Mozambique. While the Zambian capital Lusaka will see Angola, South Africa, Madagascar and the host nation competing in Group G, Harare is set to be the backdrop for Group H, which includes Mozambique, Seychelles, Botswana and hosts Zimbabwe   [read more]



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