Defending champions of the ladies National Basketball league, Uganda Christian University Lady Canons are just a game away from retaining their title after stopping KCCA Leopards 67-60 on Saturday night.
KCCA needed the win to emerge champions of the league after stopping UCU 3-2 in the best of seven finals, however the win by UCU puts the contenders at 3-3 and a final game seven will now be played to determine the winner.
Uganda Christian University UCU Lady Canons on Friday night reclaimed the National Basketball League play-off title after stopping arch-rivals KCCA Leopards in a game played at the YMCA Courts, Wandegeya.
Former champions A-1 Challenge on Sunday evening lost 62-51 to Magic Stormers in a womenâ€™s game of the Airtel Basketball League. Magic Stormers, who made it to the play-offs last season, seem to have found their winning touch after starting the season in poor form.
Kyambogo Warriors and Uganda Christian University Lady Canons have proved they badly want to win the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s categories respectively after taking the lead at the end of the Airtel Basketball League first round.