Omala, Dekina, Begin Ajanah Annual Basketball Championship On Winning Notes

Omala, Dekina, Begin Ajanah Annual Basketball Championship On Winning Notes

By Our Correspondent

The 7th Ajanah Annual Basketball Championship officially started in Okene on Friday as 10 mens teams and 2 women’s teams out of the 21 Local Government Areas in Kogi state slugged it out as 2019 winds down, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report

Omala Local Government showed superiority over their counterpart from Kabba LGA as they recorded a 52-26 points win to start their campaign on a high note

The match between Kogi and Dekina Local Government Area ended in favor of Dekina who ran away with a 37-20 points win. Although, it was a low scoring game, it was all about Mustapha Oyebanji who shone brightly with 11 points and 5 rebounds.

Despite the spirited attempts of Babatunde Bolaji for Ajaokuta LGA with 16 points and 4 rebounds, it was not enough to rescue his side from losing 36-40 points against Adavi LGA.

Okene LGA made good use of their home advantage as hostilities rage on between teams at the Okene Club- venue of the Ajanah Annual Basketball Basketball Championship.

Courtesy of the 11 points of Dare Austin and combined efforts of David Edward and Mathias John who scored 9 points each, the host LGA earned a deserved win 40-31 points.

Ogori LGA also recorded their first win of the championship with a 41-30 points scoreline against Idah LGA.

Games will continue on Sunday with the competition expected to end on Monday.

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