Mixed results for KCB in Basketball at the Interbank Games

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The KCB men’s team lead by winning example on Sunday by beating National Bank of Kenya convincingly with a score of 52-28 at the end of the four quarters.

The bankers always looked to be in control since the match started and continued to show their resilience in front of the hoop coming out on top at the end of each of the four quarters.

Humphrey Ochieng was KCB’s stand out player, who managed to help the team with his individual points to help the bankers see out a confident victory.

Their attentions then turned to the next round in which KCB faced off against Stanbic Bank, narrowly losing out to them with a score of 36-43 respectively.

With their confidence booming after their win against National Bank they met a more organized team in their opponents who were able to convert their chances more than that of the bankers.

The ladies team however, started on the wrong end of the score board, losing out to their banking rivals Equity by 40-10.

This sluggish start however only motivated them to perform better in which they did on Sunday, by convincingly beating their Bank of Africa opponents by 23-8.

Their defense was rock solid, barely giving their opponents an opportunity to move the ball around.

Elizabeth Alich was the bankers’ star player as she controlled the game effectively and sufficiently enough to see out the win.

The ladies team play tomorrow in the next round of the tournament at the Barclays Bank Sports Club at 3pm, looking to progress to the final stages of the competition.

The Interbank Games continue throughout the week with the closing ceremony to be held on Saturday the 29th of September

 

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