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NBL: Battle Of Supremacy As UCU Canons, City Oilers Meet

Wednesday, August 14
*A1 Challenge Vs KIU Rangers – 6:30PM
*City Oilers Vs UCU Canons – 8:30PM

Probable Starting V
Oilers – Jimmy Enabu, Josh Johnson, Tonny Drilleba, Francis Chisioke Azolibe, Landry Ndikumana
Canons – Joas Maheta, Isaiah Mabeny Ater, Dikong Deng, Titus Lual, Fadhil Chuma

UCU Canons and City Oilers are set to lock horns in what is expected to be the decider for who will top the league after the regular season in the Tusker Lite Sponsored NBL.

The games will be played at Indoor Arena, Lugogo.

City Oilers, six time NBL defending champions will be targeting for revenge after losing to UCU 82-90 on May 5 in the first round.

The Canons on the other hand, will seek to complete a double, in a victory that will all but confirm their spot at the top.

L-R: Oilers’ Landry Ndikumana, Jimmy Enabu and Ivan Muhwezi.

It has been a dream season for the Canons as it stands. They have 17 from 19 games with the two losses coming against KIU Titans and Betway Power. They still have to face Warriors and Kampala University.

Oilers on the hand, have 15 wins and three losses. They lost to UCU, JKL and Warriors. Oilers still have Sharing Youth, KCCA Men and JKL Dolphins on the menu.

The Canons will be targeting Oilers’ scalp at Lugogo. Tasubah Stone/FUBA Photo

Power are temporarily at the top of the standings after successfully completing their regular season games with a 16-6 record.

Table Standings men:

  1. Betway Power 16-6
  2. UCU Canons 17-2
  3. City Oilers 15-3
  4. JKL Dolphins 14-4
  5. Warriors 14-3
  6. KIU Titans 9-8
  7. Ndejje Angels 8-10
  8. Sharing Youth 6-13
  9. Falcons 4-15
  10. KCCA Men 5-12
  11. Kampala University 3-14
  12. Our Saviour 1-18
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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