President Cup National Final 8 Enters Semifinal Stage


Rivers Hoopers will face Kwara Falcons while Niger Potters battle Raptors of Lagos as the President Cup National Final 8 gets to the semifinal stage.

Falcons booked their semifinal ticket after beating Nigerian Army Rockets 77-49 points in their last group B game.

In a game that both sides needed to finish second in their group, it was Falcons who took their chances as they dominated proceedings to earn a well deserved victory.

4 points were all that separated Niger Potters and Benue Braves in a game that Potters won 88- 84 as they secured the semi final ticket.

Lucky Subel scored 21 points, 5 assists and 10 rebounds while the duo of Gabriel Erameh and John Enudi scored 19 points each.

Islanders recorded their first win at the National final 8 after two losses which was not enough for a semifinal place as they defeated Raptors who had already punched a semifinal ticket, 88-82 points.

Hoopers defeated Defenders of Abuja 69-56 points as they continued their unbeaten run in the competition.


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