Rifles v C4 (white) in 2019 Tema league matchup

Akatsi Rifles will play against Tema Heat in the 2019 Tema Community Basketball League games on Sunday, November 3 at Tema’s Community 4 Court.

The big matchup takes places exactly a week after Rifles bagged an easy win over Teshie Rangers in the previous round at the same venue.

Rifles won 20-0 after Rangers failed to show up for the matchup; it was Rangers second loss via forfeiture in a row and signs point to the team giving up on a lost season.

On the other hand, Rifles are in a tough battle to make the playoffs this season as the team ranks eighth in the 12 team standings with 25 points.

Akatsi and four other teams including Heat are just a loss from dropping into the bottom three once the upcoming league games are honoured.

Heat is a point and position better off than Rifles and the matchup is the second of four games arranged for the weekend in the league that has Tema Community 2 taking on defending champions Nungua Coldstore.

Titans (orange) v Rifles
Rockets (black) v Heat.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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