Kenyan basketball teams shine in Ethiopia

October 31st, 2008 | by addis portal |

Kenyan teams continued with their winning streak in the second day of the Africa Zone Five basketball championships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

National men’s champions KCB Lions narrowly trounced Ethiopia’s Marine 71-69 after a 34-27 lead at half time.

KCB beat hosts Etho- Investment 89-60 in their opening match on Tuesday.

KPA who are the reigning women’s national champions also recorded their second win in the tournament after a 57-55 win over APR of Rwanda.

KPA were leading by 40-28 points at the breather.

KPA will take on Etho- Investments of Ethiopia in their third match Thursday while the other Kenyan representatives USIU will play Uganda’s KCC in the women’s fixtures.

KCB Lions will face APR of Rwanda in the men’s matches.

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