Islanders Win Opener As Basketball Premier League Starts
Lagos Islanders started their Basketball Premier League campaign on a good note after they recorded a 59-52pts win against CAMAC of Lagos in the Atlantic Conference Wednesday.
The game which was close for the better part of the encounter was won by a more experienced Islanders team with the likes of Hillary Aighokhoade, Ibrahim Okpe amongst other experienced stars.
In other results, Coal City of Enugu suffered a narrow 68-69pts loss against Ondo Raiders .
Although the Raiders were impressive, the home support from the fans who came out in their numbers to cheer their team to victory also played a pivotal role.
Invaders of Ekiti avenged its last season 1 point defeat in the hands of Raptors when they met on Wednesday in Akure.
Coach Ojo Olusegun’s tutored side won 64-59pts on the afternoon while the last match of the day ended 55-47pts in favour of Kwara Falcons against Police Baton.
Action will continue tomorrow in Akure as Rivers Hoopers will take on Coal City while Invaders will square up against CAMAC still in search of their first win.
Police Baton battles Ondo Raiders while Kwara Falcons will face Raptors.
Games in the Savannah Conference were delayed following a broken fiber glass attached to the rim inside the Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Abuja.