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2023 Sam Oguche/Bullet Energy Drink Basketball Tournament: Plateau Peaks, 313 Warriors, Records Wins On Day 2

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Joel Ajayi

The second day of the ongoing Sam Oguche Basketball Tournament in the heart of Abuja witnessed a whole lot of excitement, fun, and joy as the Plateau Peaks, 313 Warrior, recorded victories in their different encounter.

In the first game of the day Plateau United Peak defeated Bull Dogs 83-78.

The first quarter was bumper to bumper as the two teams gave the best but Plateau United won the first quarter 22-21

In the second quarter Plateau, United Peaks extended the lead to 43-37 at the end of the second quarter.

Plateau Peaks continues its domination over Bull Dogs as the third quarter ended  66–57.

Bulldogs fought back but Plateau Peaks stood tall as the game ended  83–78 in favour of Jos Town.

In the other games played 313 Warriors beat Abuja Bats with 80-73.

Warrior came out smoking to records 21-18 in the first quarter. But Abuja Bats came from behind to win the second quarter with 33-42 

 The third quarter witnessed tit for that as both secure 59–59.

But the determination of the Warriors gave a deserved victory of the day as the game ended  80–73 in favour of 313 Warriors at the end of the fourth quarter.

Also encounter between FCT Hard Rockers and Mark Town Flyers went down in favour of Mark Town Flyers with 78-71

Abuja Hard Rockers recorded 26–12 against Mark Town Flyers in the first quarter at the second quarter Mark Town Flyers reduced the tally as the second quarter finished 38-36

But the Mark Town Flyers changed the narrative in the third quarter with a scintillating performance as they won the third quarter 57-53

Abuja Hard Rockers tried to come back but  Mark Town Flyers kept the tempo as the game ended in favour of Mark Town boys with 71–78.

In the fourth game of the day, 

The First Quarter went in favour of  Gboko City Gate Chief against Defenders with 16–27

Meanwhile, Matchday 3 will have 

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Football Charity Cup: Team Attom pounces Team Celebrity 4-1

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Joel Ajayi 

Its was a gale of enjoyment,fun and celebration for many resident of FCT over the weekend as the arrays of legend players all over the world as well as Nigerians entertainer dazzled In football charity Cup.

Legend players like the former Arsenal of England star, Emmanuel Ebue,  former Chelsea of England star, Claude Makelele, comedians, AY, Sabinus and Broda Shaggy

Other notable music stars like Tiwa Savage, Wande Cool,  and several other top celebrities graced the occasion.

The Match was organized by the Attom Foundation to raise funds and awareness to support eye care treatment for at least 10,000 Nigerians, particularly the elderly, affected by vision problems such as refractive errors, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma.

However, Moshood Abiola National Stadium came alive with overwhelming crowds  as Team Attom pounced Team Celebrity 4-1 to win the inaugural edition of  Attom Charity Champions cup.

Super Eagles star, Kelechi Iheancho was the hero of Saturday’s  match played at the Moshold Abiola stadium.

Iheancho was definitely a thorn in the defence of the opposing team that was led by former Super Eagles captain, Jay Jay Okocha. His effort saw him score a brace and creating the penalty.

Hoever, the Jay Jay Okocha team paraded several current and former Super Eagles players in addition to other former international football stars in their midst. The team had the likes of Ahmed Musa, Samuel Chukwueze, Kenneth Omerou, former South African, Mark Fish to mention but a few.

Despite all their efforts which saw them mostly dictating the pace of the game, their matter was not helped by the glaring misses of Samuel Chukwueze who had several begging chances to score but squandered them all.

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