City Oilers 63-75 Falcons (Series tied 3-3)
Record champions Falcons survived elimination in Game 6 in of the Castle Lite playoffs finals on Thursday night at the MTN Arena, Lugogo overcoming 75-63 to force a decisive on Friday.
City Oilers hold a 3-2 series lead, heading into Game Six and Falcons’ determination to win their seventh championship had them led by Tanzanian legend Adulahi ‘dullah’ Ramadhan level the series at 3-3.
Dullah netted game high 25 points and handed out four helpers as Falcons leveled matters to take series to the decisive game 7 scheduled for Friday. Philip Ameny added 17 points and Steven Omony had 11 points, 9 rebounds and six assists.
Jimmy Enabu paced City Oilers with 21 points, Kami Kabange who had a relatively poor night added 12 points and picked 10 rebounds. Daniel Jukko and Ronnie Kalule contributed 9 points apiece.