Carmelo Guides Nam Blazers Past KCCA Panthers

Saturday, April 23 (KIU, Kansanga)
•Victoria University 59-68 Tropical Royals
•Falcons 48-63 JKL Dolphins
•Nabisunsa Vs JKL Lady Dolphins – postponed
•Nam Blazers 68-61 KCCA Panthers
•UPDF Tomahawks 54-63 KIU Titans

Sunday, April 24 (YMCA, Wandegeya)
•Our Saviour Vs Ndejje Angels – 10am
•Miracle Ravens Vs Nkumba Lady Marines – 12pm
•Nam Blazers Vs Victoria University – 2pm
•Power Vs JKL Dolphins – 4pm
•City Oilers Vs UCU Canons – 6pm

Amisi ‘Carmelo’ Saidi Danny scored a game high 24 points as Nam Blazers strolled past KCCA Panthers in a Tusker Lite sponsored NBL match at KIU Court in Kansanga.

Carmelo shot 11-of-19 from the field, picked seven rebounds and two assists under scorching sunshine.

The big man, a former Warriors player, has been a vital cog for the Blazers, averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds this season.

Carmelo was named the Tusker Lite player of the match

Chol Nyuot was the other Blazers player who reached double figures, garnering 12 points.

It’s the fourth win in six games for Stephen Nyeko’s charges who will return to action on Sunday against newcomers against Victoria University.

Blazers trailed 17-25 after the first quarter but came out big to win the second 19-7 and never looked back.

Martin Buluma had a double double of 17 points and 13 rebounds while Emmanuel Odongkara scored 14 points in a losing effort.

It’s the fifth loss for Brian Wathum’s Panthers who have two wins from seven games.

Gaaki Daniel (KCCA, red) tries to block Paul ‘McGyver’ Odong on Saturday at KIU Court in Kansanga

Tropical Royals picked a third win after overcoming Victoria University, JKL Dolphins handed Falcons their seventh loss while the meeting between Nabisunsa and JKL Lady Dolphins was postponed.

Action continues on Sunday, with games switched to YMCA. The big one is a repeat of 2019 finals as City Oilers face UCU Canons! It cannot get better than that.

Carmelo was named the Tusker Lite player of the match



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