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NBL: Syrus, Afidra Combine For 60 Points In Power’s 10th Win

Saturday, July 20
*UMU Ravens 74-51 MUK Sparks
*YMCA 54-63 KIU Rangers
*Falcons 50-77 KIU Rangers
*Kampala Univ 39-101 Warriors
*Betway Power 112-58 Our Saviour

Sunday, July 21
*JKL lady Dolphins Vs Angels
*KCCA Men Vs Sharing Youth
*UCU Lady Canons Vs KCCA Leopards
*Ndejje Angels Vs KIU Titans

Syrus Kiviiri and Isaac Afidra threw their best punches as Betway Power hammered struggling Our Saviour in a national Basketball League game played at YMCA court in Wandegeya, Kampala.

The pair combined for 60 points in Power’s routine victory, their 10th in a row.

Syrus, who joined Power this season from Warriors, shot 6-12 from the three point range to garner a game high 34 point tally.

Action between Power (white) and Our Saviour (blue). FUBA

Afidra showed glimpses of his past glory days with a double double of 26 points and 11 rebounds.

In a commanding win, Phillip Ameny had 13 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. Paul ‘McGyver’ Odong and Guddi ‘Kikiri’ Nasser added 10 and 9 points respectively.

The Betway sponsored side fired 46 of 102 attempts from the field, shot 46% from the free throw line, out rebounded their opponents 70-46 made 13 steals and fetched 55 points off the bench in a commanding performance.

Man of the match – Afidra

Arnold ‘Mchuda’ Lando’s troops led 54-25 at halftime, shared the third quarter 19-19 and won the last 39-14 to register a big scoreline triumph.

Davis Assimwe had 18 points while Elton Donald and Stephen Wokorach added 14 and 11 respectively in a losing effort for the Kikoni based side that is yet to win any league game this season. This is their 15th loss.

Power have won 8 straight games since their last 68-71 loss to UCU canons on May 8, at Indoor Arena in Lugogo.

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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