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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Basketball league starts

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The 2015 Gambia Basketball league started over the weekend with Brikama pulling waves by shaming defending champions YMCA 56-47 in a thrilling opener at the Independence Stadium.

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The boys from Brikama controlled the game at the onset leading 15-5 in the first quarter.

YMCA replied with intensity in the second quarter but Brikama maintained their composure and went to the break with a solid 39-15 lead.

The champions’ focus continue to plummet in the third quarter allowing Brikama to extend their lead to 44-27 

YMCA, however, started a formidable comeback to gradually cut the lead but Brikama’s playmaker Modou Sanneh and teammates refused to relent and finally won the encounter  56-47 points.

Earlier though YMCA girls had no such trouble in living up to their billing by walking-over Kotu’s girls 55-7 points in a one sided game.

 

Fixtures:

Thursday 9th. April

Venue – Stadium

Old Schools vs SereKunda East

Friday, 10th April

 

 Venue: Banjul

 Late Babou Sowe vs GAF- Girls 5PM

Banjul vs Late Babou Sowe – Boys , 7PM

 

 Venue: Stadium

Manjai vs GAF – Girls -5PM

YMCA vs SereKunda West -Boys –7PM

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