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IGP Queens Quell Delta Force, As First Bank & Sunshine Angels Begin 1st D.K Olukoya Girls Basketball With Wins

Inspector-General of Police Queens started their campaign at the inaugural D.K Olukoya Girls Basketball championship with a hard-fought 50-47 points victory over a very inspiring Delta Force side. The Abraham Ogaba led IGP Queens had a rough start to the game losing the first quarter 9-12, they fought back in the 2nd quarter to take a one-point lead (21-20) to the break at halftime.

However, Delta Force reacted quickest after the break but ran out of steam late in the 3rd quarter setting up a nervy 4th quarter which was edged by the IGP Queens 29-27. The other games in Day 2 saw First Bank blow out the War Queens of Sango Ota 78 – 22 while Sunshine Angels outshined Raptors Girls 52-37. 

Wednesday, Day 3 will feature War Queens and Raptors Girls battling for their first win of the tournament at 10:00 am, while IGP Queens will look to score their 2nd win of the tournament against Warrior Amazons at 11:30 am. Sunshine Angels and First Bank will battle at 1:00 pm and The Shade Olukoya Girls, MFM will play the final match of the day against wounded Delta Force at 2:30 pm at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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