Ndejje Angels Struggle To Beat Our Savior

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In short
The game that ended 57-55 in favor of Ndejje University Angels kept both the players and funs on tension as both teams made their points count.

Ndejje University Angels on Wednesday evening overcame Our Savior Club by two points in a hotly contested National Basketball League game played at the YMCA Court, Wandegeya.

The game that ended 57-55 in favor of Ndejje University Angels kept both the players and fans on tension.

Ndejje started on a good note leading 17-10 in the first quarter before taking another 26-22 lead later. In the third quota, Our Savior made a come back to lead 36-32, but Ndejje Angels proved a point in the last minute to take a two point lead.

Our Savior's Steven Mwesigwa scored a game high 18 points, while Ndejje's shooting guard Seder Segamber picked 16 points.
 
Our Savior coach Gerom Holmes said the team put in their best effort despite their loss. He says most of their attempts at shots did not work but hopefully they will do better next time.

Meanwhile, Mukono based UCU Lady Canons edged A-1 Challenge 73-68 in a women's game played earlier.  UCUs Judith Nansobya scored 20 points and Elizabeth Bazira made 18 points for A-1 Challenge.

 

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Alex Otto
“Journalism that changes lives is my goal,” Alex Otto has said on more than one occasion. That is his career’s guiding principle. Has been since he was a radio journalist in the northern Ugandan town of Gulu in 2009.

Otto passionately believes his journalism should bring to the fore the voices of the voiceless like the shooting victims of Apaa. Otto tries in his journalism to ask tough questions to those in positions of authority.

Based in the Kampala bureau, Otto is especially interested in covering agriculture, politics, education, human rights, crime, environment and business. He has reported intensively on the post-conflict situation in northern Uganda.

A URN staff member since 2014, Otto previously worked with The Observer Newspaper from 2012 to 2013 and later the Institute for War and Peace Reporting IWPR based in Gulu.

He was the URN Gulu bureau chief 2014-2016.