04 December 2008

ZANZIBAR : Stone Town and JKU win basketball titles in Z`bar

By Mwinyi Sadallah, Zanzibar

Stone Town hit Polisi 60-47 to win men`s Karume Cup basketball title in a final match played at the Gymkhana grounds here on Saturday.
The final match was attended by many fans including Zanzibar President Aman Abeid Karume who was the guest of honour.
Stone Town got their points from Masha Humud who scored 10 while the remaining points were registered by Ali Upepo, Said Marine, Fuadi Kassim and Nabil Ali.
Polisi’s points were scored by Abass Himid, Saidi Bilu, Baraka Uzia and Ramadhan Zimbwe.
JKU won the women’s title after walloping Nyuki 29-28 in another final.
Winners were awarded 500,000/- each while first and second runners-up each received 400,000/- and 300,000/-, respectively.
Mohamed Kassim of Polisi was named men’s best player while JKU’s Pili Peter was the best player for women. They were awarded 50,000/- each.
Tigo awarded a set of jersey and ball to all competing teams.
The tournament is normally staged to commemorated the death of former Zanzibar president Amaan Abeid Karume.

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