Coldstore (white) against Community 2

Community 2 (red) placed second in the group.
Lions receiving the trophy for placing second in Basketball Battle.

Reigning Tema Community Basketball League Champions Nungua Champions has made a triumphant start to the 2017 season as a three game winning run has qualified the side to the quarterfinals of the league’s preseason competition dubbed Campaign Tournament.

The side beat Community 2 46-14 in Group A’s final to emerge winners.

The competition will take place at Tema’s Community 4 Court for the next three weeks and end on March 12 has 17
teams participating.

Coldstore tipped off the competition by beating host team Community 4 and Korle-Bu Kings in the opening games before delivering an equally impressive win over Community 2.

With new recruit Joseph Boye in fine form, the side waltzed its way through a visibly tired opposition.

Nungua ended the first quarter leading 15-1 and maintained its lead by recording 25-6 and 32-8 in subsequent quarters. C2 was no match for the side as it watched its winning run prior to the matchup, fall apart.

Groups B,C and D will play out games in the coming weeks with Ashaiman Lions headlining Group B games on February 17.


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