NBL PLAYOFFS: A1 Challenge opens up against Nkumba Lady Marines in the first playoff

By: Nacho Black Armo 

After an intriguing regular season, now qualified teams play playoffs draws made according to the last table standings.

The playoffs categorized in a best of 3 series where two teams play three games and a team that wins the majority goes to next level.

Friday 3rd of November at YMCA 18:00 In the women’s category, the 2004 champions who finished 4th in the just concluded regular season, will take on Nkumba Lady Marines who finished 5th.

The fixture seem to command balance as both teams shared results in the regular season. Nkumba Lady Marines won 49-45 in first round while A1 Challenge challenged back in the second round with a massive 84-65 victory.

A1 Challenge will have their guard on trying to stop Nkumba’a Nanjala Diana who scored a total 198 points in regular season as well as Ekone Brenda who laid 55 assists.

Nkumba Lady Marines will keep their eyes on A1’s Ruth Kirungi who ymade 49 assists and also be keen on Nanfuka Stella who made a total of 122 rebounds.

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