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ZONE V: City Oilers Storm into Semis Past Ethiopia’s Gondar

City Oilers' Robinson Opong going in air for a lay up (photo: Stone images)

Thursday, October 5

City Oilers 98-52 Gondar City

City Oilers eased past Ethiopia’s basketball Club Gondar City with a commanding victory that took the defending champions to the semifinals.

The Oilers recorded a 98-52 comfortable win in a game that was played out at the MTN Indoor Arena in Lugogo.

Landry Ndikumana and James Okello led the scoring charts with 14 points each.

Leading from the start, Oilers were in driving seat with a 26-13, 55-18, 79-28 in the order of the first three quarters before cruising to a 46 point game victory.

Jimmy Enabu (12), Robinson Opong (11), Jordin Mayez (12) and Jonah Otim (13) reached double figure points.

Star players Stephen Omony and Adarius Pegues were rested in preparation for the upcoming tougher semifinals.

Mandy Juruni’s side are now two wins away from defending their Zone Five Club Basketball crown, and the side will take on Kenya Ports Authority in the first Semifinal today.

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