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NBL: Soro and Ameny’s Suspensions Blessing In Disguise For Sivachi, Libe

Brian Sivachi and Libe Makala are capitalising on the absence of teammates Geoffrey Soro and Philip Ameny to prove a point.

Soro and Ameny are serving 25 and 10 game-bans respectively.

Also read – FUBA Hands Heavy Punishments to Three Players

The suspended duo has missed two of the last club’s games, and their absence has allowed other stars to step up in their place.

Player of the game – Brian Sivachi. Tsaubah Stone/FUBA Images

Next in line has been Sivachi and Libe Makala who have been influential as Power beat Falcons and Ndejje University Angels in that order.

Read – FUBA Asked To Reverse Ban on Soro

On Wednesday, Power needed Sivachi and Libe’s heroics to overcome a resolute Ndejje University in a 84-75 laboured victory.

Power’s Libe Makala

“It was a good game, we had to get this win because we were on a poor run and had to put ourselves in a better position in the standings” Sivachi said after the game.

“We had to step up, as you know two of the starters are on suspension. It’s not like an opportunity but when u are called up on, you have to step up.”

Sivachi shot 8 of 13 from the field to lead the way with 18 points, he added 9 rebounds from his 22 minutes on court.

Related – Libe, Sivachi Lift Power Over Falcons

On how he has to improve more, Sivachi added:
Mostly on the blocks, post moves and the shots have to be better, I have to improve on the efficiency generally.”

Sivachi (left) trying to clear the board

Libe and Syrus Kiviiri scored 15 points each. Amini Mkosa also contributed 10 points.

Betway Power has played 20 games – won 14 games, lost 6. They still have KIU Titans and Sharing Youth on menu.

It should be noted that the National Basketball League is sponsored by Tusker Lite.

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