Defending Accra Basketball League (ABL) Men’s Division I Champions Braves of Customs has completed a strong rally to usurp Tema Youth as league leaders in the 2017 season.
Braves defense to the 2016 title rocked early in the first game following a 78-84 loss to Tema in overtime.
However, the side recovered very well to dish out heavy defeats to opposing sides including a 46-100 shellacking on Adenta Leopards. The side leads the field with 11 points tied with Tema in second but with a superior goal difference.
Both sides have the same record (five wins in six games) but Braves output puts it ahead of bitter rival Tema Youth.
After starting strongly, Fire Service faded in the final rounds of the first half of the season losing two straight games in the process. Those losses have affected the team’s title ambitions with a third spot to show for its efforts.
Debutant Leopards shock 67-64 win over Fire got the side its third win of the season and fifth place while Ghana Navy’s winless run condemns the side to the last spot in the standings. Check out the full standings below: