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City Oilers in mouthwatering clash against KIU Titans

By Paul Wamala

Added 11th September 2018 07:32 PM

City Oilers overcame a stubborn Sharing Youth side 84-75 in the second leg of their best of three quarter-finals.

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City Oilers overcame a stubborn Sharing Youth side 84-75 in the second leg of their best of three quarter-finals.

NBL Play-offs

Best of three quarter-finals

Results

Men

Sharing Youth 75 City Oilers 84

(Oilers win series 2-0)

Women

Angels 43 KCCA 77

(KCCA win series 2-0)

Tuesday, Semi-finals

Men

JKL Dolphins v Betway Power

Women

JKL Lady Dolphins v A1 Challenge

City Oilers set up a mouthwatering semifinal clash against KIU Titans in the NBL Play-offs after overcoming a stubborn Sharing Youth side 84-75 in the second leg of their best of three quarter-finals.

Having won the first leg 81-69, the champions dominantly secured their semifinal berth after winning three of the second game’s four sets following a 44-37 half time lead. In the second half, the Oilers won the third set 19-16 before going down 22-21 in the final set.

The Oiler’s Jimmy Enabu led the challenge as he managed 20 points, while Landry Ndikumana added a double of 13 points and 14 rebounds as Josh Johnson scored 10 points.

For Sharing, Caesar Kizito scored a game high 21 points while his colleagues Baraka Mopele and Emma Okumu managed 11 points apiece.

Meanwhile, regular season winners Betway Power will this evening carry their prowess to JKL Dolphins in the beginning of their best of five semifinals.

Power secured their spot following a 2-0 quarter finals series win over Ndejje, while their opponents of the day JKL Dolphins produced a similar score line against Pemba Warriors.

In the ladies' game, KCCA will meet UCU Lady Canons at the semifinals stage, following a 44-77 victory over Angels to complete a 2-0 series win.



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