Zenith Bank Women Basketball: First Bank beat First Deepwater to retain title | Bizness Watch

Zenith Bank Women Basketball: First Bank beat First Deepwater to retain title

It was a straight forward win for the bankers as they started the game with the intent of winning all the quarters, except the third won by Deepwater.
Defending champions of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League, First Bank Basketball Club of Lagos, on Saturday defeated First Deepwater, also of Lagos, 84-53 to emerge champions of this year’s competition.
It was a straight forward win for the bankers as they started the game with the intent of winning all the quarters, except the third won by Deepwater.
First Bank won the winning price money of N1.5 million, while the second placed team were rewarded with N1.2 million.
IGP Queens defeated Dolphins Basketball Club in the third place match to cart home N1 million for their endeavour.
Atosu Upe of First Bank said they emerged champions due to their hard work and dedication, while also promising to make the country proud when they play on the continent.
The game was however dominated by poor shooting from both teams.
Present at the final was the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc, Peter Amangbo; former President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Tijani Umar; alongside other dignitaries.




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