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NBL: Warriors Hand Ndejje Fifth Straight Loss

Sunday, June 9
*KCCA Leopards 64-55 KIU Rangers
*JKL Dolphins 53-51 Sharing Youth
*JKL Lady Dolphins 65-48 Nkumba Lady Marines
*Warriors 72-41 Ndejje University Anges

Warriors piled more misery on sorry Ndejje University Angels in one of the National Basketball League games played at YMCA court in Wandegeya, Kampala.

Warriors, despite missing head coach Ronnie Mutebi who is Rwanda with the Junior Silverbacks for the FIBA U16 Zone Five Africa Championship, managed to make light work of Walker Obedi’s team.

Warriors also missed stars like Mark Opiyo, Jonathan Kambala and Michael Otieno.

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Ndejje had a bright start but Warriors scrapped through to lead 14-12 after the first quarter and never looked back. The side capitalised on a big third quarter where they limited Ndejje to just four points before sealing a deserved 31 point game in a blow out.

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Michael Buzangu led the way with 15 points, Chris Omanye added 13 and five assists before Daniel Gaaki snatched 10 points in an impressive display.

Innocent Ochera had 15 points but was the only Ndejje player to score in double figures, a team that shot 15 of 60 from the field and fetched just three points from the a big bench, not to mention their 18 turnovers.

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This is Ndejje’s fifth consecutive loss since beating Our Saviour 94-63 on May 19. Ndejje lost to Warriors in the first round and had also slipped against Betway Power, KIU Titans and City Oilers. They have six wins and six losses after losing the first game of the season to UCU Canons.

Warriors on the other hand, have won ten games and lost twice – Losses coming against UCU Canons and JKL Dolphins.

Ndejje return to action on Wednesday against Kampala University while Warriors will take a long break before facing KCCA Men on June 19.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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