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NBL: City Oilers Take Advantage in Game One

National Basketball League
Semifinal playoffs
City Oilers 70-54 UCU Canons

Games involving City Oilers and UCU Canons never come easy and it was the same case as the two sides took to the YMCA outdoor court on Friday in the first game of the semifinals.

Defending champions City Oilers showed their intent to win their fourth consecutive title overcoming their rivals UCU Canons 70-54

Right from the first quarter Oilers seemed the better side with Kami Kabange and Otim Jonah wrecking havoc to UCU in the paint and the defending champions took the first quarter 19-13.

Canons kept playing catch up play even in the second quarter and by the end of the second quarter, the gap had narrowed to just three points with Oilers leading 29-26.

The trend kept even after recess and Mande Juruni’s charges added 41 points in final two periods winning 21-19 and 20-09 in the third and fourth quarter respectively to finally win the game 70-54.

Kami Kabange had a game high 17 points for Oilers with Otim Jonah adding 13 points.

In the ladies game played, defending champions UCU lady Canons defeated A1 challenge 51-46 to take charge in game one.

Power also got past Our Saviour 90-68 in the pending quarterfinal game and the former will play against KIU Titans in the semifinals.

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