Team Lagos male basketball team continued its impressive runs in basketball at the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012 after defeating Kwara 76-47 in the fifth game of the competition.
Before the victory over Kwara, Team Lagos had defeated Enugu 63-43, Plateau 53-41, Ekiti 83-33 and Imo 58-37.
Mark Balogun Team Lagos coach said his lads are getting stronger with every match. “We are getting stronger day by day. I want to say that Kwara are no pushovers because they are good as well.
But my players are in form and we will remain committed to our objective of claiming the gold medal, and we shall surely make Lagosians proud at the end.”
Also in the men’s event played at Mobolaji Johnson Sports Complex, Rowe Park, Bayelsa defeated Zamfara by 53-47. In the women’s event, Team Abuja recorded their third victory after beating Niger 82-52.