Basketball: Equity Bank teams dominated KBF Premier League

Equity Bank’s Samba Mjomba (left) and Barbra Kananu of KPA during KBF league Final ladies match at Nyayo Gymnasium. Feb 20, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Equity Bank men and women’s basketball teams dominated the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Premier League matches played over the weekend after emerging victorious in the three matches played at Nyayo National Gymnasium in Nairobi.

In the men’s Premier League, Equity Dumas collected a maximum of four points from their wins against Zetech Titans and Terrorists.

On Saturday, the bankers battled from behind to beat Zetech Titans 77-58.

Dumas were down 27-23 at half-time but stepped up their game in the last two quarters in which they outsmarted the varsity students 20-10 and 24-21 to carry the day.

On Sunday, the high-riding Dumas completed a double when they demolished Terrorists 67-46.

Newbies Terrorists, coached by Eugene Genga, had earlier on Saturday lost 47-41 to former champions Ulinzi Warriors who.

The soldiers had only seven players after Kenya Basketball Federation turned away any player without a license card.

In other matches, Zetech Titans suffered another 77-68 defeat at the hands of Umoja.

In the women's Premier League, Equity Bank Hawks clobbered Strathmore University Swords 54-41 after trailing 20-15 at the break, while Strathmore Swords' second stream side beat newcomers Scarlet 60-45.