30 October 2008

TANZANIA : Dar, Mara shine in Taifa Cup

By Malyo Njedengwa

Dar es Salaam ladies whitewashed Mwanza 58-19 in a one sided Taifa Cup basketball match at the Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday.

The winners were 37-13 until the breather. Neema Emmanuel and Grace Daud scored 17 and nine points respectively for the home side while top scorers for Mwanza were Teddy Shelukindo (7) while Ndingwako William and Mariam Shiraz registered.

Mara defeated Morogoro 61-49 in the men�s game. The lake zone team led 29-27 until the middle of the game.
The highest scorers for Mara were Justin Mkama (17) and Gryson George (10).
Fredrick Mtandu and Abdul Karusha scored 11 and seven points respectively for the losers.

Arusha defeated Shinyanga 71-66 in another men`s game. Arusha led 39-38 until the half time.
Kelvin Hozo emerged the top scorers of the winners after scoring 31 points and Robert Edward 15.

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