NBL: Sweet Revenge as Power Beat UCU Canons

Fahmy Ssebatindira (in blue) had 12 points against UCU Canons

National Basketball League
Power 72-66 UCU Canons

Power earned sweet revenge against UCU Canons as the two sides clashed at the MTN Arena, pill Lugogo on Friday.

After going three games without testing victory against the Mukono based side, Power sought revenge and defeated UCU Canons 72-66.

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In an evenly balanced game, the fourth quarter proved decisive, as the five time champions registered 31 points to win with a six point gap.

Power claimed the opening quarter 17-12 before last year’s finalists UCU returned to win the second quarter 13-08 and both sides headed into the locker room at 25 points apiece.

The canons proved the better side in the third quarter winning 20-16 stretching to 45- 41 with a quarter to play.

However, Power swept through the fourth and final quarter scoring 31 points to Canon’s 21 and win the game 72-66.

Michael Makiadi led the scores for Power with 13 points while Fahmy Ssebatindira and Isaac Afidra also scored in double figures registering 12 and 11 points respectively.

Dedpite being on the losing side,Egau Jonathan and Stephen Wundi registered a joint  game high 18 points.

In the women’s game played, JKL lady Dolphins had a smooth roll over lowly Magic stormers winning 62-29.


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