With less than a day left as teams get prepared to the kickoff of the National Basketball League Playoffs best of 5 semifinals which are starting on Wednesday, 12th,September 2018.
This year’s semifinals are quite intense as the 2017 finalists will be facing each other. The 5 time champions City Oil will be playing against 2017 runners up KIU Titans. Bet Wayne Power will be hustling it out with the new comers on the block JKL Dolphins.
In the ladies playoffs, this time round, we shall not be seeing UCU Lady Canons and KCCA Leopards in the finals as both teams are going to meet in the semifinals of the best of 5 series. JKL Lady Dolphins are also going to fight so hard as they face a one of the oldest clubs in the Ugandan basketball A1 Challenge.
Commenting about the forth coming semifinals, UCU Lady Canons coach Nick Natuhereza said” Well we are preparing well, looking at their strengths and weaknesses and how to counter them”.
“We know it will be tough but hopefully we will be ready” he added.
The UCU Lady Canons open their semifinals fixture with KCCA Leopards on Friday 14th, September 2018, at the MTN Arena Lugogo.
Betway Power will be opening the semifinals fixture with JKL Dolphins on Wednesday, 12th, September 2018.
Commenting about the upcoming strong semifinals games, Betway Power forward Soro Geofrey said “We just going to come and play tough each game because they are a very physical team”
“It’s not going to be easy but we have to use our best weapon which is team work” he added.
Please see below the FUBA semifinals game 1 fixtures.
Wednesday 12th September, 2018
JKL Lady Dolphins vs A1 Challenge at 7:00pm at MTN Arena Lugogo
JKL Dolphins vs Betway Power at 9:00pm at MTN Arena Lugogo
Friday 14th September, 2018
UCU Lady Canons vs KCCA Leopards at 7:00pm at MTN Arena Lugogo
KIU Titans vs City Oil at 9:00pm at MTN Arena Lugogo
The FUBA National Basketball playoffs are sponsored by Tusker Lite and Hinsense.
At Sports256 we shall be giving you all the live updates of the playoffs.