Quarter-Finalists Produce Big Margin Wins at Mark D Ball Women’s Tournament | Dailytrust

Quarter-Finalists Produce Big Margin Wins at Mark D Ball Women’s Tournament

The Preliminary phase of the Mark D Ball Women’s Basketball Championship, ended yesterday, with eight of the 16 teams that started the competition on Saturday, eliminated.

Tuesday’s Day 4 also saw the top teams posting wide-margin victories, and dominant displays, on their way to the Quarterfinals.

First Bank of Lagos thrashed City Sparks of Makurdi 39-20; Sunshine Angels of Akure outscored Novena Queens of Owerri 36-17; MFM of Lagos needed double overtime to beat Hot Coal Sizzlers of Abuja 44-36; IGP Queens were also too strong in their 42-18 mauling of FCT Angels; Air Warriors of Abuja Crushed Taraba Hurricanes 42-17 while Nasarawa Amazons succumbed 19-54 to Nigeria Customs.

But the last two games were closely fought as Kada Angels of Kaduna overcame Delta Force of Asaba 28-19 while the game between replacement team, Osun Pearls and Plateau Rocks was decided in the last 10 Seconds, with the team from Jos winning it 38-37.

All four Quarterfinal Fixtures are to be played on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022; at the Indoor Sports Hall, located in Package B of the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, starting from 11am.

The Fixtures:

GP Queens Vs First Bank of Lagos

Air Warriors of Abuja Vs Kada Angels of Kaduna

Sunshine Angels of Akure vs Plateau Rocks of Jos

MFM of Lagos vs Nigeria Customs

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