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Zenith Basketball: First Bank, others set for finals

Hostilities for the third and final phase of the 2015 Zenith Bank women Basketball league will dunk-off on Sunday July 19, 2015 at the indoor Sports hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos as only eight teams out of the eighteen that started the race qualified  for finals.

With the eight teams drawn into two groups of A and B, the first Bank Basketball team of Lagos who are yet to loose a game since the season started, will be competing in group A as table toppers alongside former Champions, First Deep water also of Lagos that finished Second on the table, Sunshine Angels of Akure and Plateau Rocks of Jos. Playing in group B are Dolphins Basketball club of Lagos who are also unbeaten since the 2015 league started.

They are topping the group B table while the Nigeria Customs that are second on the Group table, the Inspector General of Police Queens and Delta Force are the other group Contenders that will be slugging it out in the final face-off.

League Director, Agboola Pinhere while commenting on the third and final phase, said the teams will start arriving on Saturday ahead of the Sunday commencement date of the league. He has assured that this third and final phase is going to be Unique and advised all the participating teams to show the spirit of Sportsmanship by adhering to the rules and regulations guiding the league.

According to him, League Sponsors, Zenith Bank has in their capacity done everything that will ensure the success of the championship. While the Federation will on their own part provide the needed platform that will ensure a befitting final Phase that will be devoid of rancour and acrimony.

 


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