21 May 2007
NIGERIA : LCL: Union Bank pound Warriors 76-58
The Stallion Boys as the Bode-Thomas based banker are known enter the court Sunday with a 91-87 points advantage over the Owoicho Alexander tutored Warriors but showed class with barrages of three points shots from former Junior Tigers captain, Sola Alayande, Azuoma Dike with youthful Daniel Iremiren providing five-star performance at the paint which trigger a call for his inclusion to the open camp of the junior national team who are preparing for the FIBA World U19 Championship in Novi Sad, Serbia, Summer this year.
Young Daniel became the saving grace for Union Bank in the absence of center, Mohammed Awal Zanna as he combine the duty of a power forward and center into one, picking up relevant rebounds for his side.
The lose leaves Warriors in the second spot with its last two games against old client Islanders and hard core Police Bombers basketball club come Thursday and Friday this week.
In other matches decided Sunday Ebun Comets basketball club anchored by Dennis Ebikoro decision Chariot basketball club 74-69 points in a thrilling encounter to stay put in the third position of the twelve-team league.
City league move games for NBBF Zenith league
The league committee of the Lagos City league has move matches initially fixed for this weekend to pave way for the final leg of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Zenith Bank female premier league expected to jump-start on Sunday May 27 at the sports hall of the Lagos National stadium.
All the week-11 matches are affected and as the committee did not want a carry-over of games till after the Zenith premier and to allow teams who made it to the playoffs prepare well for the big occasion.
With the changes in date the regular season will now end on Friday as against the initially Sunday date.
Results of Mathces played last week
Islanders 51-46 Warriors Academy
Sea Rovers 68-36 Kadets
Kennys' Bullets 62-40 Whales
Ebun Comets 59-53 Sea Rovers
Dodan Warriors 70-42 Raptors
Union Bank 64-39 Warriors Academy
Islanders 51-42 Whales
Kennys' Bullets 20-0 Kadets (W/O)
Police Bombers 56-50 Chariot
Ebun Comets 74-69 Chariot
Police Bombers 36-27 Raptors
Union Bank 74-58 Dodan Warriors
Tuesday Games: May 22, 2007
121. Whales Vs Warriors Academy 2:00 pm
122. Sea Rovers Vs Bullets 3:30 pm
123. Comets Vs Kadetts 5: 00 pm
Thursday May 24, 2007
124. Bullets Vs Warriors Academy 9:00 am
125. Sea Rovers Vs Whales 10: 30
126. Chariots Vs Kadetts Noon
127. Raptors Vs Comets 1:30 pm
128. Union Bank Vs Bombers 3:00 pm
129. Islanders Vs Dodan Warriors 4:30 pm
Friday May 25, 2007
130. Raptors Vs Chariots 2:00 pm
131. Dodan Warriors Vs Bombers 3:30 pm
132. Islanders Vs Union Bank 5:00 pm