22 November 2012

UGANDA : KIU force fifth date with Falcons

Men: KIU 72-70 Falcons (series tied at 2-2)
Women : Stormers 42-49 KCCA (KCCA win series 3-1)
Kampala International University Basketball Club is on the brink of making history if they can win their game five against record champions Falcons. KIU manage a 72-70 win over the six time champions in game four on Wednesday night at the YMCA courts in Wandegeya.
It was Salim Ali with 25 points and former Falcon Richard Osano with 19 who inspired KIU to point that might see them re-write history. Falcon's Stephen Omony who tried to match Salim’s performance with 24 points, 10 of which came in the third period.
Omony's teammate Philip Ameny was restricted to only 15 points who he complimented that with nine rebounds. The centre still failed to match KIU in the rebound’s column as Michael Makiadi came out on top with 19 rebounds.
KIU has never been in the finals just like Uganda Christian University Canons who are also tied 2-2 with former champions Warriors.
The women’s finals will for the third time running future KCCA Leopards and holders UCU Lady Canons after the former edged Magic Stormers 49-42 to win tier series 3-1.

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