Kenya Basketball Federation League makes grand return after festive season break

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BASKETBALL Kenya Basketball Federation League makes grand return after festive season break

Abigael Wafula 11:33 - 19.01.2024

The Kenya Basketball Federation league will resume on Saturday with mouth-watering matches lined up

The Kenya Basketball Federation league resumes this weekend after the festive break and the matches lined up on Saturday, January 20 are surely ones not to miss.

Defending champions, Kenya Ports Authority will lock horns with arch-rivals Equity Bank in both the men’s (Equity Dumas) and women’s (Equity Hawks).

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The men’s side, KPA, are third on the table after playing nine matches from which they lost two. Nairobi City Thunder lead the standings after going unbeaten while Ulinzi Warriors are second having lost thrice.

They will have an advantage since they will be playing on home ground as they host the Dumas who, just like KPA, have played nine matches and lost three. They are placed fourth on the table with just a point behind the defending champions.

Meanwhile, the women’s matches will also promise to be thrilling with the Hawks coming back for revenge after losing 66-81 to KPA at the Africa Women’s Basketball League. KPA will look to continue their hot streak as they renew their rivalry with the bankers.

Elsewhere, Crystal Kings will take on Blazers in the same venue as Congo Nets lock horns with Urban Ville. In the other matches, KCA University will also clash against Swift while Africa Nazarene University (ANU) Wolfpacks face off against ABSA in the men’s top-tier league.

Zetech Sparks will host Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Lynx while Kenyatta University (K.U) Oryx will go head-to-head with Nakuru-based Th3 Swish.