Basketball: Kisumu Lady Bucks edge Eagle Wings to register first win of season
BASKETBALL By Washington Onyango | November 6th 2021
Bottom placed Kisumu Lady Bucks registered their first win of the campaign.in the KBF Women’s Premier League after defeating Eagle Wings 49-43 at Manyatta Arabs in Kisumu on Saturday.
The Kisumu outfit were winless in their opening eight-league fixtures before Nicole Teddy scored a game high 17 points and nine rebounds to lead them to victory as Angie Akinyi added eight points.
Winnie Wafula and Lucy Machuma dropped 14 points and 11 points respectively for the visitors in the defeat.
Speaking after the win, Lady Bucks head coach Dave Michaels said he was happy with the win and they are ready to start rebuilding.
“We are very happy for the first win of the tough season. Our defense and offense was perfect today and the player played their hearts out after eight consecutive loses both at home and on the road.”
“The problem has been lack of training and preparations due to our financial problems but this time round I am glad we really trained and that improved the team chemistry and led to the win,” said Michaels.
In Nairobi, Zetech University saw off African Nazarene University 54-34 in the other women’s match.
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