• July 8, 2020

Albert Ahabwe: Basketball Enthusiast Ejected From Intense Game Six

 Albert Ahabwe: Basketball Enthusiast Ejected From Intense Game Six

Renown and avid basketball fan Albert Ahabwe was kicked out of game six of the NBL final between UCU Canons and City Oilers.

The UCU fan, and a former student of the Mukono based University is a National team manager and also doubles as a Sports Journalist with Radio City.

However, he put his dignity on the line when he yelled at referee Peter Kirabo in the closing stages of the game, showing his frustration to the poor officiating.

Ahabwe tweeted hours after in defence

The game was temporarily brought at a standstill.

The ugly scuffle that lasted minutes, was intervened by fellow Journalist Brian Tuka, former Falcons President Denis Mbidde, game’s commissioner Joseph Manano, FUBA Vice President Hudson Ssegamwenge among others to convince Ahabwe to walk out of the arena.

Also read – How UCU Beat Oilers To Knot Series

He walked off amidst UCU Canons chants in praise and received a good bye hug from UCU Canons forward Tyron Martin.

This is not the first time Ahabwe has been given marching orders at Lugogo. He was also taken off a season back during a Lady Canons game.

The Canons held on to beat City Oilers 78-73 to level the series 3-3 and necessitate a decisive game seven on Sunday.

Brian Kawalya

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