Defending Accra Basketball League (ABL) Women’s Division Champions Ghana Police Service has qualified to the 2019 League Finals.
The team beat Ghana Fire Service 68-36 earlier tonight at the Lebanon House Court in Tudu to progress to the finals and gets the chance to defend its title.
Police will compete in the best of three game finals series against arch rival Braves of Customs who beat Reformers of Prisons 65-34 on Friday, November 8 at the same venue.
Fire trailed Police 13-22 at the end of the first half but got six straight points from Forward Theresa Dodoo to reduce Fire’s deficit to 21-31 with 3:50 minutes left to play.
Police’s Sadat Balkisu and Mavis Matey ended the run to put Police up 38-25 heading to the final quarter.
Zinatu Musah buried a trio of three point shots and teammate Christiana Ayebeng added a couple of jump shots for Police.
Fire lost its main offensive threat Carlyn Adjei to foul trouble with little under three minutes left in the game.
Fire will battle Reformers for third place.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter