25 June 2012

KENYA : KCA-U hands Pirates a rude welcome to KBF Division One

Updated on 24/06/12 | By BRIAN AYIEKO

The Kenyatta University Pirates’ were handed a hiding by their Thika Road neighbors Kenya College of Accountancy University (KCA –U) 58 -66 on Saturday afternoon at the Nyayo Gymnasium when the KBF Division One league resumed.
Pirates were promoted to the higher league after the withdrawal of Kenya Navy. This was the Pirates’s first match but they managed to stage a super performance as they held their opponents a 11 point draw in the first quarter.
KCA undefeated in the league so far stepped up their strengths with good lay ups and powerful rebounds in the 2nd quarter thumping Pirates with a 25- 7 points score. This put the total points during half time at 36 – 18 in favor of KCA.
Kenyatta University attempted a comeback in the third quarter as they overturned the scoreline winning the quarter 20-11 with Wekesa leading the scores. The Pirates went ahead to snatch the final quarter with a 20-19 advantage but it was too little too late as KCA-U triumphed with a58-66 advantage.
KCA’s Antony Bwire was the top scorer in the match earning his side an impressive 25 points and also took the highest number of rebounds, securing 9 rebounds. His team mate Victor Okello gave his side 12 points.
Speaking to michezoafrika.com , KCA coach Charles Goro was happy with the win but rued the missed chances on simple drives in the 3rd quarter,
“The boys lost concentration in the 3rd quarter missing clear chances but I am glad that they held on to win the game.”

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