Zenith B/Ball: Dolphins, IGP Queens in Bright Start


Dolphins Basketball Team consolidated its determination to win this year’s Zenith Bank Women Premier Basketball League with a whopping 28-point gap over Sunshine Angels of Akure.

The Aboderin Babes overpowered the Angels by 86 to 58 points to jump into the lead at the third phase of the series going on at the Asaba Indoor Sports Hall.

Speaking after the victory, Dolphins Coach, Ochuko Okworogun, expressed satisfaction with the performance of her lads, stressing that they won because they played to instructions.

“I noticed some lapses in their performance but this will be corrected before our next match with rival, Customs,” she explained.

Okworogun said Dolphins target is to better the second place finish it achieved last year.
In other Day-one matches played yesterday, Lagos side, 1st DeepWater narrowly beat Plateau Rocks 68-62, IGP Queens defeated FCT Angels 61-57 while GT 2000 overwhelmed AHIP Queens 61-53.

Meanwhile, six teams, Oluyole Babes, Nigeria Immigration, Coal City, Zamfara Babes, Nasarawa Amazons and Taraba Hurricanes have been relegated to division one from the Premier League.