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Flying start for City Oilers in FIBA Africa Zone 5 Champs

Oilers in action at Lugogo. They got a winning start. PHOTO @cityoilers

Day 1 Sunday

City Oilers 🇺🇬 93  vs Savio 46

Power 87 🇺🇬 ABC 55

APR 45  KCCA 🇺🇬 57

UCU 108 🇺🇬 Horseed 42

DAY TWO Monday

Patriots 79 Savio 50

ABC 77 KPA 81

 

Equity 56 KCCA 51

UCU 69 KPA 68

City Oil 111 Hawasa 41

9pm Power v Gondar

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A game high 17 points from veteran Stephen Omony set defending champions City Oilers to a winning start as the FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championships got underway in Kampala on Sunday.

City Oilers got their campaign underway with an emphatic 93-46 victory over Tanzanians Savio at the Lugogo arena, as all Ugandan clubs registered victories on day one

The hosts City Oilers were so dominant that they had a 30 point lead at the halfway point against Savio (49-19).

In the women’s event, Uganda’s KCCA set the ball rolling with a 57-45 victory over Rwanda’s APR.

Fifteeen clubs from five countries are battling for honours at this year’s FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championships hosted by Ugandan giants City Oilers Basketball Club and the sports governing body FUBA.

The week-long tournament that started Sunday morning at Lugogo will also serve as regional qualifiers for the FIBA Africa Club Championship finals to be hosted in Casablanca, Morocco in December.

FULL RESULTS

Day 1 Africa Zone5 Champs 2017

APR 45  KCCA 57

Hawassa  43 Patriots 110

KPA 108  Gondar 35

UCU 108 Horseed 42

Equity 70 Don Bosco 48

City Oil 93 Savio 46

Power 87 ABC 55

Men

GROUP A – City Oil – Uganda; Patriots – Rwanda; Savio – Tanzania; Hawassa City – Ethiopia

GROUP B – Betway Power – Uganda; Gondar City – Ethiopia; A.B.C – Tanzania; K.P.A – Kenya

Women (round robin)

UCU,  KCCA,  Equity, KPA,  Horseed , APR, Don Bosco

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