19 May 2013

KENYA : Co-op Bank slay Strathmore Blades in KBF Premier League

Co-op Bank vs Strathmore
Co-op Bank vs Strathmore
 Updated on 19/05/13  |    By BRIAN AYIEKO

KBF Premier League Defending Champions Co-op Bank beat Strathmore University 82-61 on Saturday afternoon at the Nyayo gymnasium to continue with their on and off performance in the league. Co-op has so far lost 3 matches in the league with last weekend’s loss to USIU Tigers being the latest.
Co-op Bank lost the 1st quarter 11-16 but they made a comeback in the subsequent quarters winning all of them (2nd quarter 18-11, 3rd quarter 22-15 and 4th quarter 25-19) to take the 2 league points home. Pascal Nabwana was Strathmore’s top point scorer giving the Makadara based students 13 points while Co-op Bank point guard Salim Ali sunk in 15 points for the Bankers.
In the other Premier league matches played at Nyayo Gymnasium Defending champs in the ladies category Eagle Wings beat newly promoted Kenyatta University Oryx 76-30 to remain unbeaten since the league kicked off in April. Anne Rose Atieno and Janet Akoth gave Eagle Wings 12 and 10 points respectively while Janet Shikuku had 8 points to her name for KU Oryx.
Sylvia Kamau’s Strathmore Blades registered their first win in the 2013 season after they beat fellow University students KCA-U 54-27. Strathmore took the first 3 quarters the scores being 10-2 in the 1st quarter, 25-6 in the 2nd quarter and 5-3 in the 3rd quarter. KCA was able to take the last quarter of the match with a 2 point difference the score being 16-14. The league resumes on Sunday at the same venue.
W/DELIGHT30/52     VS    SAFE SPACES 16/40
16/14/12/10                          07/09/10/14
10 pts Scarlet Ayamunda      11pts Evelyn Natinga
10 pts Opollo Ruth                11 pts Agusta Immaculate
KAA    28/64         VS        K.U. PIRATES  24/60
11/17/21/15                          20/04/19/17
20 pts Evans Ochieng           14 pts Collins Wekesa
11 pts Vincent Anyim           13 pts Douglas Momanyi
W/HOPE  21/45     VS      PARKLANDS  33/70
11/10/09/15                        16/17/24/12
12 Evans Orende               14 pts Richard Adega
10 pts Arnold Muoki
STRATH  35/54      VS      KCA-U  08/27
10/25/05/14                       02/06/03/16
15 pts Mellisa Akinyi           14 pts Mercy Achieng

K.U.ORYX 19/82    VS    E/WINGS  31/76
07/10/02/11                       25/06/25/20
08 pts Janet Shikuku        12 pts Annerose Atieno
10 pts Janet Akoth
COOPBANK 29/82   VS    STRATHMORE  27/61
11/18/22/25                          16/11/15/19
15 pts  Salim Ali                   13 pts  Pascal Nabwana

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