Two of the country’s finest basketball teams, defending champions Dolphins and First Bank’s Elephant Girls, are set to dwell this evening in the final of the 2016 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League final at the Indoor sports hall of the National Stadium in Lagos.
But before the final game expected to draw the best of basketball aficionados, Nigerian Customs and the IGP Queens will battle in the losers’ final for the third place prize.
To get to today’s final, Dolphins defeated Delta Force 83-68 in their Group A opening game, saw off the challenge of IGP Queens with 74-66 win and out dunked Plateau Rocks 74-67 in their last Group A game before swallowing the Border Girls, Nigerian Customs 74-53 in the first semi-finals to move into the final.
Eight-time champions and Group B table-toppers, First Bank, humbled Benue Princess 101-46, defeated Nigerian Customs 92-42 and walloped AHIP of Kano 106-38 before overrunning the IGP Queens 105-22 in their semi-final clash to remain as the highest scoring side of this edition. Read more