17 June 2013

NIGERIA : Women Basketball - Dolphins Battle First Deepwater for the Crown

The stage is set today for the grand finale of the 9th Zenith Bank NBBF female basketball league play-offs at the National Stadium in Lagos. The battle for supremacy draws two Lagos teams, reigning champions, First Deepwater, who are seeking a fourth straight title and Dolphins, who are inkling to have a first taste of the title.
Dolphins became strong contenders for the title after beating perpetual finalist and former champions, First Bank 72-64 to break the monotonous final which always featured First Bank and First Deepwater.
On the other hand, Deepwater had no problem beating hard-fighting Sunshine Angels 80-46 in the first semi-finals and announced their resolve to grab a fourth straight title.
It may not be out of place to predict an easy win for First Deepwater over Dolphin, afterall the Oil and Gas ladies have maintained an unbeaten run this season besides setting a 100% record performance in the past three years.
However, with such challenging opportunity on their hands to make history, Dolphins no doubt will fight to finish given their above average performance in all three legs of the league, Abuja, Asaba and

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