20 May 2014
UGANDA : League giants Power, Falcons on the gallop | NBL
Photo Credits: ChimpReports Falcons' foward Steven Omony in action against KIU in an earlier game. He scored 28 points against Charging Rhinos on SundayIt is now two out of two for Falcons and scoring atleast 85 points in each of the encounters. TheFalcons made no work of the Charging Rhinos with an 86-58 victory on Sunday evening. Steven Omony scored game high 28 points to lead the way for Falcons, Syrus Kiviiri added 22 points and Steven Tumwesigye grabbed game high 12 rebounds to go with 4 points off the bench. Rashid Male the only Rhino to reach double figures, had team high 16 points and Abel Omoding contributed 8 points.
After the loss to City Oilers the last time out, Tiger Head Power bounced back with a 76-63 win over new comers Diamonds in the Sun. Philip Ameny scored game high 19 points and picked 9 rebounds to lead Power (2-1). Paul Odong chipped in with 16 points and Paul Mwaka scored 10 points to go with 13 boards. DITS (1-1) were led by Frank Ikabert with 16 points and Felix Olaba added 15 points.
In the women’s division, A1 Challenge suffered a third straight loss as they fell 57-48 to Magic Stormers on Sunday. Mariam Birungi scored 15 points and picked 6 rebounds to pace A1.Barbara Okot added 10 points. Stormers were led by last season’s regular season MVP Carol Nyafwono with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Racheal Nanyonga chipped in with 10 points.
KIU Rangers beat fellow university outfit Nkumba Lady Marines 53-40 behind Florence Nanyonga’s 21 points and 9 steals. Susan Amito backed her up with 15 points and 9 rebounds. Barbara Gimbo had 17 points for Lady Marines.
KIU Rangers 53-40 Nkumba Lady Marines (Women)
A1 Challenge 48-57 Magic Stormers (Women)
Diamonds in the Sun 63-76 Tiger Head Power
Charging Rhinos 58-86 Krishna Falcons
UCU Lady Canons 41-38 A1 Challenge (Women)
Riham Warriors 60-65 KIU Titans