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National Final 8 Dunks off As Air Warriors Battle MFM Queens

By @Vjwale

Action will commence today in the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League National Final 8 as teams battle for the 2019 National title and two continental tickets.

Newly established Air Warriors based in Abuja with 20 wins in 21 games will hope to continue their impressive performance when they file out against MFM Queens in the last game

Air Warriors emerged the champions of the Savannah Conference competition held in Abuja, as they stayed true to their name having defeated all seven oppositions to qualify for the National Finals on a high note.

First match of the day will be between Plateau Rocks and Delta Force at 10:00 am at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

Second game will be between Dolphins who finished third in the Atlantic Conference against new league entrant, Black Gold.

Nine time champions, First Bank eyeing their 10th National title on the back of an unbeaten run dating back to 2016 will face Customs of Abuja  and possibly a continental slot when the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League National Final 8 starts on Friday in Lagos.

With 9 titles out of 14 since Zenith Bank took over, the Coach Lateef Erinfolami side have set their eyes on the 10th.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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