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NBL: Lady Dolphins Coach Henry Malinga Remains Positive Despite Loss

JKL lady dolphins have won seven games this season

Despite a 56-57 loss to KCCA Leopards, JKL Lady Dolphins Coach Henry Malinga managed to pick some positives from his team’s performance.

Speaking after the game, Malinga said: “In the First round, we played a bit more patient … but today we have played a much better beside those few errors which I think I’m able to rectify.”

“We have grown as a team, though, we have not gotten where we are supposed to be. But we will reach those step by step.”

JKL Lady Dolphins missed one of their top players in Jamila ‘Gama’ Nansikombi who is preparing for University games, and close sources believe that she had not been training with JKL for the past week.

“I am a strong believer and as long as we are together, we can achieve our goal,” revealed Malinga.

“My top target still remains taking this team to this year’s play-offs.”

JKL Lady Dolphins Current Season Statistics

They are second on the ten-team log at the moment, with 17 points collected from their 10 games (winning 7 and drawing 3).

The team has scored 634 points and they have only conceded 456 points.

Lean Nalunkuma is the team’s highest point scorer with 135 points; Nansikombi comes in second with 128 points. Nalunkuma has scored 27 3-pointers.

Namuwaya Muhayimina leads her team-mates on the Rebounds collected; she has managed to pick 84 rebounds, standing 3rd on the overall table; right behind KIU Rangers’ Moreen Atulinda and Gladiators’ Brenda Aujut.

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