Power Stops City Oil in National Basketball League

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In short
In the first quarter, Power made 19-10 points before comfortably taking on the oilers 31-25,59-39 and 72-60 in the second, third and fourth quarter respectively.

Tiger Head Power stopped defending champion City Oilers to win a hotly contested National Basketball League game, on Friday evening.

Power dominated the game leading in all the four quarters by the last whistle to win 72-60.

In the first quarter, Power made 19-10 points before comfortably taking on the oilers 31-25,59-39 and 72-60 in the second, third and fourth quarter respectively.

Power's Joseph Ikong made a game high 16 points while Isaac Afidra made 14 points.  On the oilers side, Kami Kabangu made 15 points while Jimmy Enabu made 12 points.

In the ladies Category, Uganda Christian University Lady Canons edged JKL Dolphins 80-75. UCU's centre Achieng Vilma went a game high 22 points while JKL's Jamila Nansikombi made 19 points.

Dominant City Oilers now have a second loss after falling to Kampala International University last month.
 
 

 

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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.