The first phase of the 2017 Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League ends today (Monday) in Abuja with three teams battling to emerge tops after maintaining an unbeaten run so far.
First Bank, Dolphins and customs are the unbeaten teams in the first phase looking to compete for the top position and also make the second phase in Kaduna an explosive competition.
Today in Abuja, First Bank will square up with Taraba, Dolphins take on Zamfara while Customs will entertain Oluyole. The results in terms of victory margin could determine the best team in the first phase.
The Secretary General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Augustine Balewa, has applauded the sponsor, Zenith Bank for the support and improved package of the women’s basketball league as d Abuja phase ends on Monday.
Balewa said the pace would improve as the league moves on. He said the prize money would be jerked up adding that he was happy with the enthusiasm shown by the girls.
“The event has been keenly contested and the players are so enterprising. This is turning out to be one of the best league in recent times. We expect more fireworks in Kaduna when the big teams meet one another,” Balewa said.