TANZANIA Basketball Federation (TBF) has commended the competitive display shown by teams at the ongoing Kilimanjaro Basketball tournament, which is staged in Moshi town.
TBF Technical Commissioner, Manase Zablon said yesterday that the tournament was going from strength to strength, saying it will help the country to reap the reward from the players fearing for the teams. “It is encouraging to see the competitive level displayed by the participating teams in the event.
“The tournament is going on well and all the teams show great fighting spirit which proves all of them had prepared well and looking forward to win the event,” he said.
On Friday, Mazalelo and Magone Dar es Salaam basketball clubs recorded victory. Magone put on a quality show and dominated all the four quarters of the game to emerge with victory over Arusha Queens by 69-31 points.
In another game, Mazalelo defeated Arusha’s Hoopers by 92-87 points. The victory saw Malone cruising into the semifinals, which was expected to be held yesterday evening, with Magone playing against Baptist and today, Bandari Tanga is scheduled to face Hoopers at the Baptist courts.