Mayweather arrives in Manila to continue ‘country hop’

first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding The Philippines is the latest stop to Mayweather’s “country hop” that began in Dubai late last month.READ: Floyd Mayweather Jr. to visit PhilippinesFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHe has since been to Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand before heading to the Philippines.It is unclear, however, if Mayweather will pay his longtime rival Manny Pacquiao a visit. Mayweather beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas in the most lucrative fight in history.The 41-year-old Mayweather came back from retirement last year and stopped MMA star Conor McGregor in a crossover fight.Pacquiao, meanwhile, is set to challenge Lucas Matthysse of Argentina for the WBA welterweight title on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.ADVERTISEMENT FILE PHOTO – This picture taken on November 30, 2017 shows US boxer Floyd Mayweather (L) feeding pandas (not pictured) in an enclosure as he visits the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. Floyd Mayweather displayed his softer side as he adopted a baby giant panda in China — and promptly renamed it “TMT Floyd Mayweather”. AFP PHOTO“Air Mayweather” has landed in Manila.On board his private jet, Floyd Mayweather Jr., the former pound-for-pound boxing king, arrived here early Tuesday morning.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Bad Ginebra start not Garcia’s fault alone ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ MOST READ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC View commentslast_img read more

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Guyana, Suriname to promote tourism in the Guianas

first_imgMinister of Business Dominic Gaskin will be leading a delegation to meet with his Surinamese counterpart and have discussions on promoting tourism in the Guianas.This was disclosed by Minister of State Joseph Harmon at the Post Cabinet briefing on Thursday at the Ministry of the Presidency. According to Harmon, the meeting between Minister Gaskin and Suriname’s Minister of Transport, Communication and Tourism, Andojo Rusland, is scheduled for today.The Business Minister will be accompanied by Director of Tourism, Donald Sinclair, along with Theadra Williams of the Business Ministry during the visit to the neighbouring country.Minister Harmon explained that the engagement is a follow-up to a visit by President David Granger to Suriname, to discuss a joint approach to developing the Guiana Shield as a green tourism destination.The Minister of State noted that the meeting between the Ministry of Business and the Surinamese Minister is aimed at taking that process forward.The engagement will also address the removal of the hassle involved in travelling between the two countries. In 2015, some local minibus operators working the Guyana/ Suriname route complained about unfair treatment by the Surinamese authorities.Additionally, the Minister of Business will also be participating in a Business Meeting and State of the Industry Conference of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) to be held in Bridgetown, Barbados this month-end. The conference is aimed at addressing the state of the Caribbean’s tourism industry, its growth, competitiveness challenges and its tourism products.Guyana is a member of the CTO, and is one of the few non-sand and sea tourism destinations. According to Harmon, the country beings a unique perspective to the organisation and the conference is a great opportunity to present the arrangement of promoting the Guiana Shield along with Suriname and French Guiana, as a Caribbean destination.The Guiana Shield is a 1.7 billion-year-old Precambrian geological formation in northeast South America. The higher elevations are the Guiana Highlands, with flat-topped mountains and are the source of some of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls such as Angel Falls and Kaieteur Falls. The Shield underlies Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and parts of Brazil and Colombia. It has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world, and is the natural habitat of numerous endemic species of mammals, fresh water fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and insects. The Shield also sustains one of the largest blocks of primary tropical rain forest worldwide.last_img read more

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CDC commissions emergency centre in Corentyne

first_imgThe Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has commissioned the Fort Ordnance Primary School, on the Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) as an emergency shelter location, in its continued efforts to promote disaster and climate change awareness and preparedness in Guyana.This was done under the “Enhancement of Emergency Shelter Capacity to Mitigate Flood Risk in Ordnance Fortland” project funded through the Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Fund.At the commissioning ceremony on Friday, Deputy Director General, Major Kester Craig, explained that the location was specifically selected following a hazard and vulnerability assessment done the CDC in 2015; the results of which indicated that the region was highly susceptible to flooding.According to Craig, the CDC recognised that there is no designated facility in the region to effectively serve as an emergency shelter, should persons be displaced. “The norm in Guyana over the years has been to utilise schools for temporary shelter but the design of most schools does not cater for the basic amenities a shelter requires… The vision of having a designated facility for emergency sheltering was then manifested into the development of a concept,” he said.The shelter is the second of its kind in Guyana and the first at the regional level. With the accommodation capacity of 160 persons, the centre is equipped with a concrete bridge to facilitate delivery of relief supplies directly to the building. The school also boasts bath facilities and other necessities, and is designed to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.According to media reports, the region with support from the CDC has corps of volunteers who are being trained in disaster preparedness to enable them to render services in the event of a disaster.Also present at the commissioning was High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, who expressed satisfaction at seeing the collaboration between the two countries materialise which sets a good example to the wider community in engaging in such projects to strengthen the readiness to respond to natural disasters and climate change.CDC promotes Comprehensive Disaster Management in Guyana through volunteerism and had opened an emergency centre shelter in Region Nine, (Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo) in 2012.The organisation is at present conducting hazard, risk and vulnerability assessments across Guyana to detect high-risk areas and identify appropriate structures which can be altered into emergency shelters.last_img read more

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Administrative professionals urged to get tech savvy, relevant

first_img…as Govt hosts annual training workshopMinister of State Joseph Harmon on Wednesday challenged administrative professionals to advance their training and education and to make themselves relevant and indispensable in the 21st Century, where Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is rapidly replacing humans in various sectors. He was at the time delivering remarks at the opening of the 23rd annual Administrative Professionals Workshop, which was held at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown.The event was organised by Zoywins Consultancy and Training, a company based in New York and owned by Guyanese, Mavis Benn, in observance of Administrative Professionals Day 2018, which was held under the theme “Become a valued Administrative Professional”.Minister Harmon noted that the theme for this year’s observance is appropriate asMinister of State, Joseph Harmon addressing the gathering at the opening of the 23rd Annual Administrative Professionals Workshopthe only way administrative professionals can remain relevant and assets to their organisations is to engage in continuous training and capacity building and to acquaint themselves with new competencies.“A question today may be asked, how relevant and important is the role of our administrative professionals in this age of Information and Communication Technology and automation? The answer, surprisingly, is that the role of administrative professionals remains relevant and critical to the efficient running of the office… I am therefore heartened to see the wide cross section of administrative professionals from both the Private and Public Sectors taking part in today’s training sessions. As administrative professionals, training is crucial for improving and upgrading your skills. The importance of regularly attending training courses is vital for your own confidence and motivation and it will prevent you from becoming stagnant in your respective careers,” he said.The Minister of State noted that most administrative professionals do not pursue training regularly enough. He said in most cases, it is not that their organisations are unwilling to allow them but rather, there isn’t enough interest in their own personal development. As a result of this, Minister Harmon noted that they stymie their own development and the realisation of their true potential.Minister Harmon said Government is fully cognisant of the importance of the public service in the transformation of Guyana. He said the need for reform of the public service was also recognised since it was found that it lacked the required level of efficiency and that there were disparities in the quality of services delivered in the hinterland and on the coast.Meanwhile, Social Protection Minister Amna Ally, in her remarks, said administrative professionals play a critical role in the effective functioning of any office, whether Government or Private Sector.“I must say that it takes a truly special bunch of individuals with unique skills; skills to do your important job well. Most of you are the backbone of your organisation, hardworking and critical to team members who ensure that the day-to-day activities run smoothly and efficiently for others. Many days you are expected to be a mind reader, a miracle worker, and all the like. As the world grows even more connected, it’s essential to have smart, shrewd people keeping a close watch on the increasingly complex day-to-day operations of our offices. And of course, senior management would be hapless without the admin staff working behind the scenes as planners, gate keepers and secret fixers,” she said. Minister Ally said the Government of Guyana intends to equip the workforce with the skills required for the jobs of today and those of tomorrow that will contribute to the national growth and the sustainable development outlooks for Guyana and will therefore, continue to make substantial investments to ensure that it’s human capital, especially employees within the public service, possess the skills, knowledge and resources they are required to perform their functions with the highest level of professionalism, integrity and the delivery of superior client service within the public service.Meanwhile, Zoywins Chief Executive Officer, Mavis Benn, who once served as the Mayor of Georgetown, said the workshop is designed to allow participants to have fun, while at the same time learning how to maximise their skills, to communicate with respect, remain calm when dealing with difficult situations or people and how to maintain healthy lifestyles. The seminar touches on topics such as the mindset for success, the ability to communicate effectively, being ethical, service-focused and practicing wellness in the workplace.Administrative Professionals Day was observed internationally on Wednesday of the last week of April each year (the last week of April is designated Administrative Professionals Week). This annual observance was first held in the United States in 1952 as National Secretary’s Week and National Secretary’s Day. In the year 2000, the names were changed to Administrative Professionals Week and Administrative Professionals Day to reflect the changing titles and expanding responsibilities of the modern administrative workforce.last_img read more

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Nigeria coach denies cash inducement claims

first_img0Shares0000His expose has led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, after he was accused of soliciting bribes and kickbacks.ABUJA, Nigeria, July 22 – Nigeria’s chief coach Salisu Yusuf has denied any wrongdoing after footage broadcast on Tuesday showed him accepting money from undercover reporters posing as football agents.The BBC showed video of Yusuf taking what it said was Sh100,000 ( $1,000) after a conversation about the selection of two players for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). He was also told he would receive 15 percent of the fee if the players were included in the Nigeria squad for the tournament, which is open only to home-based African footballers.The BBC said the footage was part of a wider investigation into corruption in African football by Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.His expose has led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, after he was accused of soliciting bribes and kickbacks.The two players in the latest report were not identified.In a letter to the BBC, made available by Yusuf, he confirmed he met two people who introduced themselves as football agents and that they had a discussion about players for the CHAN.He said he neither promised nor committed to select the players nor asked for money, which he maintained was $750 not $1,000 as claimed.But he said he believed the money was not an inducement and fell within guidelines from the world governing body FIFA and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) about accepting gifts.“I can remember giving them my honest answer to the end that if the said players were found suitable in the selection process, they would indeed be selected,” he wrote.“I did accept $750 handed to me by one of the two agents to the two Nigerian players only as a gift of trivial and symbolic value and not as an inducement to play the two players represented by the two agents.”There was no immediate response from the NFF.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Ex-Manchester United star Darren Fletcher lauds defender as ‘one of the best’ he’s every played with

first_img Jonny Evans and Darren Fletcher West Brom captain Darren Fletcher has described Johnny Evans as one of the best defenders he has ever played with.Evans followed Fletcher to the Hawthorns in August after the pair spent more than a decade together at Manchester United, where the 27-year-old centre-back won three Premier League titles.Evans’ two appearances for Albion since his £6million arrival have brought successive clean sheets and Fletcher believes that is no fluke.“Jonny is a fantastic signing. I spoke about it when he came and I was so excited when he signed,” said the Scotland midfielder.“He’s a top player. A great leader and a good talker and I think it’s a fantastic signing for the Albion and he’s going to be a mainstay in that defence for a number of years and it’s no coincidence that (clean sheets) and there’s more to come as well. “He’s a great lad and I can’t speak highly enough of him.“I knew we were getting a top, top player. One of the best defenders I’ve ever played with at Manchester United and now here.”Fletcher admits that once he learned of West Brom’s interest in Evans, he was desperate to do all he could to persuade him to sign.“I was constantly on the phone to him. Probably doing his head in, I was phoning and texting him every day,” he said.However, Fletcher also revealed he has now been lumbered with some additional duties since his friend moved to the west midlands.“I’m his personal driver too. I’m his chauffeur. That was part of the negotiations so I think he’s struck lucky,” he said.“I’ll pick him up and spoil him a little bit. He’s always been good company, we’re good friends, live very closely and families are very close so for me personally I was really happy when he came.” 1last_img read more

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Ex-con captured, held in slaying

first_imgCALIFORNIA CITY – An ex-convict sought in the shooting death of another ex-con in the desert northeast of the city’s airport has been arrested, California City police said. Lee Wayne Simpson, 34, of California City, was arrested Saturday without incident by Mendocino County sheriff’s deputies outside the city of Ukiah, police said. “We believe in the evening hours of Feb. 28, the victim and the suspect were together in the suspect’s vehicle in a remote area of the city in the general vicinity of the local airport,” Lt. Steve Colerick said. “For unknown reasons, the suspect shot to the back of head of the victim, then dragged his body about 20 feet into the desert and left the area.” The motive for the slaying has not been determined, and the investigation was still ongoing, Colerick said. Anyone with information about the killing was asked to call Colerick at (760) 373-8606. Karen Maeshiro, (661) 267-5744 karen.maeshiro@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant The victim and the suspect had known each other for several weeks. Simpson has prior convictions for arson and weapon possession, Colerick said. Neither man was on parole. Daryth Fairbank, 35, who was reported missing last Wednesday in what friends and family suspected was foul play, was found dead off a dirt road the next day by friends searching the desert for him, police said. Simpson was arrested on suspicion of murder and was being held without bail in Kern County jail, Kern County sheriff’s department records showed. He was scheduled to be arraigned today. When Mendocino County deputies arrested Simpson, he was inside a residence, and his 1995 green Ford pickup truck was parked outside, Colerick said. The murder weapon has not been located, Colerick said. last_img read more

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GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA COUNTY MINOR STAR JOHN CAMPBELL HEADS DOWN UNDER TO TRY HIS LUCK AT AUSSIE RULES

first_imgBuncrana county minor star John Campbell is off down under to try out the AFL.Buncrana GAA NotesHard to believe it but it’s that time of year again and the secret is out! Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to spend a few hours in the Scarvey this Saturday, 20th December 2.00-5.30.This will be his last outing before the big day so make the best of it. The Club is looking for a donation of €5 per child with a maximum of €20 per family. We’re sure there will be tots of fun and entertainment on the day and tea, coffee, mince pies galore. Everyone is very welcome…but especially the kids of course! If anyone has any unwanted Christmas decorations or lights then please donate them to the club to get the place ready for Santa’s visit. Anyone who can volunteer a couple of hours for wrapping pressies, helping out on the day, making mince pies or other treats, etc, is most welcome, just let Claire or Grainne know. Ho-ho-ho!It was a disappointing outcome for Clubman Gary Duffy who narrowly lost out on election as County Coaching Officer at Convention on Sunday. We know that Gary, who is held in high regard for his coaching abilities will bounce back from this and it’s only a matter time for him.Better news for another Clubman, County Minor star John Campbell who is off to Australia for a short spell for an Aussie Rules experience. Good luck John!Check out the updated Club website – buncranagaa.com – where we’re doing a bit of revamping. Hopefully we’ll have the decorations and tree up there for Christmas! Any good photos you have that we could upload would be much appreciated, email them to buncrana.pro@gmail.com. You can renew your annual membership there too – and you don’t even have to be in Buncrana! Membership now open worldwide…an ideal Christmas present for all the family! GAA National DrawThe Club is participating in the GAA National Draw – There are fantastic prizes, including a trip for two to New York, a €1,000 shopping voucher, not to mention a trip next year with the All Stars and various corporate packages for the All-Ireland’s 2015!You can enter the draw online at www.buncranagaa.com/national-club-draw-2015/. Please enter and help to raise funds that are totally used to aid the development of Buncrana’s young people and to make our community better for everyone.Cursa GaeilgeRang Deireannach – Unless we hear otherwise the final Irish language class of 2014 will take place this Tuesday in the Clubhouse. Scór na nÓgA great achievement once again by our Scór na nÓg group in the Ulster semi-final in Glenullin last Sunday in their winning drama, “Sean Carraigeacha na hÉireann”. Comhghairdeas le gach duine i gceist ach go háirithe na páistí agus an stiúrthóir Patricia Tinney.Bord na nOg Presentation PhotosTeam photos (including U6’s) available for €8 Player/most improved of the year/presentation photos available for €5All proceeds go to the club. Contact Aidan on 0862762671Club Notes: Anyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com to be included on the mailing list. If you have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com by 6pm on each Sunday for consideration. To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us on www.facebook.com /buncranagaa or www.twitter.com /buncranagaa @buncranagaa, or visit our website www.buncranagaa.com.GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA COUNTY MINOR STAR JOHN CAMPBELL HEADS DOWN UNDER TO TRY HIS LUCK AT AUSSIE RULES was last modified: December 15th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:buncranaGAANoticesSportlast_img read more

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Donegal knitwear label to gain massive popularity globally for Autumn/Winter 2016

first_imgDonegal knitwear company celebrates 25 years global success of its ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland’ knitwear label!As chunky knits come back into style, we’re sure to see this label everywhere this Autumn/Winter. The company is helped out by Údarás na Gaeltachta’s enterprise development scheme which assists entrepreneurs by encouraging new investment in Gaeltacht areas, nurturing already established businesses, and enhancing the skill base of those living in Gaeltacht communities!Des Daly, manager of Bá Dhún na nGallBá Dhún na nGall Teo, a traditional knitwear company based in Cill Charthaigh, southwest Donegal, is celebrating the global success of its ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland’ knitwear label.  The ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland’ label was created by the company 25 years ago with the aim of supplying Irish made premium quality, knitwear.Twenty five years on, 70% of Bá Dhún na nGall’s knitwear products are exported to over fifteen countries, including Russia, Australia, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Japan, Austria and the US. Although operating in a highly competitive market and competing with low-cost manufacturing countries, Bá Dhún na nGall Teo has positioned itself firmly at the high-end of the luxury market with their ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland’ label. Supported by Údarás na Gaeltachta, the company manufactures knitted garments and accessories for the luxury market and is a subsidiary of the Blarney Woollen Mills Group.Working with designer Louise Elliott, the company uses traditional patterns and yarns such as merino wool, cashmere, mohair and alpaca to create stylish clothing which appeals to the conscious consumer and has a wide age range appeal.It uses yarns that are 100% natural and one of which is spun locally by another Cill Charthaigh based company, Donegal Yarns.Bá Dhún na nGall Teo currently employs 25 people and exports over 30,000 garments annually from its production facility in Cill Charthaigh. The company plans to further invest in textile technology and upgrade its production equipment over the next year.Des Daly, Manager of Bá Dhún na nGall Teo, says that the success of the ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland label’ has been made possible by hard work and a very committed workforce.“To be here 25 years later with a growing client list, is most certainly down to our entire team. Most of the employees have been working here since the company started and they are all from the locality. Without their hard work, our success would not have been possible.”“We have grown a very loyal customer base and get nominated for awards regularly.  We are seeing increasing interest from designer labels, which have an interest in partnering our ‘Fisherman Out of Ireland’ label under their own brand labels.” “We have worked closely with award winning designers such as Paul Costello, Paul Smith (U.K) and more recently Peter O’Brien to name but a few. Our garments and accessories are stocked in outlets as far away as the Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia.”“With growing interest in our label from brands such as Prada, our vision and challenge for the future is to place ourselves in a position that Bá Dhún na nGall Teo, our employees, the southwest Donegal textile industry and the local economy can all benefit from securing partnerships with such well-known global brands and we are very much looking forward to celebrating more years of success.” he said.Údarás na Gaeltachta also offer financial and non-financial support to businesses such as Bá Dhún na nGall Teo , as well as supplying business facilities at a competitive price to businesses in various different sectors.Over 7,000 people are employed thanks to the Údarás na Gaeltachta scheme! To find out more about Fisherman out of Ireland:Website : www.fishermanoutofireland.comFacebook: Fisherman Out of Ireland KnitwearTwitter: @FishermanOutTo learn more about Údarás na Gaeltachta’s enterprise development scheme you can visit their website!Donegal knitwear label to gain massive popularity globally for Autumn/Winter 2016 was last modified: September 22nd, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Ndejje ends Power’s winning start, Oilers win third in a raw

first_img Tags: Betway PowerCity OilNBL 2018Ndejje University Angels Ndejje inflicted a first season’s loss for BetWay Power on Sunday (Photos by FUBA Media)National Basketball league 2018Sunday, 24-06-2017YMCA Court, Wandegeya-Ndejje Univ. Angels 63-52 Betway Power -Sharing Youth 63-68 City Oilers-Our Saviour 58-71 UCU Canons-Magic Stormers 52-70 70 UCU LadiesNdejje University Angels ended BetWay Power’s winning start to the NBL season thanks to a commanding 63-52 win on Sunday afternoon at the YMCA Court in Wandegeya.The University side won three of the four quarters whilst drawing the other one to record their fourth win of the season.Ndejje took charge of the matters with a big 21-11 first quarter lead, and the side added 17 more points, restricting Power to 14 in the second quarter.Ndejje failed to win only one of the four quarters on SundayHolding a 13 point lead going into the second half, Ndejje’s lead was slightly reduced after falling 11-13 in the third quarter but the sides played a 14 all last quarter for Ndejje to break Power’s unbeaten run.The big victory is the second in a row for the Luwero-based University team following their win over Defending Champions City Oilers-59-58 on June 15th at the Indoor Arena in Lugogo.Dan Nunda scored 12 points, Sam Ajack and Salim Kisily collected 11 points each in the victory.David Opolot scored 13 points for the Power team, Stephen Wundi and Geoffrey Soro added nine each in a losing effort.This was Power’s first loss of the season having gone on a run of nine consecutive victories since the league tipped off in May.Power committed 31 turn-overs on the day and will end the first round with a game against JKL Dolphins on June 29th at YMCA.In the other games, Landury Ndikumana scored a game high 24 points as defending champions City Oil defeated Sharing Youth 68-63.This was Oliers’ third consecutive win after going down to Ndejje 59-58 over a week ago.City Oil’s Otim Jonah (right) in action against Sharing on SundayUCU Lady Canons also cruised to a 71-58 win over Our Savior on the same day.The victory is the fifth this season for the Mukono University team, who had David Deng score 14 points to bounce back from KIU Titans loss.UCU Canons bounced back from defeat to KIUBrian Ssentongo’s 17 points were not enough as Our Saviour who have lost five games so far this season.In the ladies division, Vilma Acheng who missed some matches for UCU Ladies due to education engagements, returned with a bang – She, together with Rose Akon banged 12 points each as UCU defeated Magic Stormers 52-70.Upcoming fixtures; 27-06-2018Men.-KCCA Vs Pemba Warriors-KIU Titans vs Ndejje Angels-BEtWay Power vs JKL DolphinsWomen.-KCCA Leopards vs Angel Basketball ClubComments last_img read more

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