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NBL: City Oilers Ease Past Ndejje For Seventh Straight Win

Sunday, July 14
*YMCA 51-71 MUK Sparks
*Sharing Youth 72-61 Falcons
*KIU Rangers 54-65 Nkumba Lady Marines
*City Oilers 90-56 Ndejje Angels

Reigning six time National Basketball League Champions City Oilers made light work of Ndejje University Angels in one of the four games played at the Indoor Arena on Sunday at Lugogo.

Mandy Juruni’s side lived as advertised to win 90-56 against Walker Obedi’s charges.

The Oilers made their intentions known right from start, winning the first quarter 17-11 before extending their lead to 44-33 going into the locker-room.

Landry Ndikumana. FUBA

Ndejje never came back, to say the least, scoring a just six points against Oilers’ 24 in the third quarter before losing a 44-point game.

Francis Chisioke Azolibe contributed a double double of 14 points and 12 rebounds, James Okello also managed 13 points and 10 rebounds while Josh Johnson weighed in with 10 points.

Innocent Ochera and Cikom Monybai’s 12 points each, proved not enough to stop a determined and near perfect Oilers side.

Oilers who beat Ndejje 85-50 in the first round on May 24 at YMCA, have now won seven straight games since their last loss against JKL Dolphins (67-66) on May 15.

Oilers have won 11 games from 14 in total, Ndejje have seven wins and as many losses.

No way – action between Nkumba and KIU. FUBA

Elsewhere:

Brenda Ekone scored a game high 33 points and Fina Busingye also managed 11, as Nkumba Lady Marines came fr down to stop KIU Rangers.

MUK Sparks picked their first win since promotion – They beat YMCA Lady Hamsters 71-57 in the first game of the day thanks to Sheena Asimwe’s 14 points.

Emmanuel Okumu (15) and Caesar Kizito (14) powered Sharing Youth to a laboured 72-61 victory against Falcons.

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