Joseph Ikong and Paul Odong listening to instruction from coach Arnold Lando during a time out Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
  • Power vs. Falcons – 6pm
  • Nkumba vs. JKL Dolphins – 8pm
[/media-credit] Power’s captain Joseph Ikong draws a play Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Gone are the days when Power vs. Falcons was the fixture everyone looked forward to.

With eleven titles shared between the two most successful teams in domestic basketball, it is pretty much only history that puts the two teams in one sentence.

Falcons have been in a slumber since winning their sixth championship in 2007 while Power, who last won in 2011, have been the only side in recent times trying to rub shoulders with 5-peat chasing City Oilers.

Power made their intentions of vying for the league title clear after their 60-56 win over defending champions Oilers on opening night.

They followed that up with a hard fought 81-80 victory over UCU Canons and are yet to test defeat in this campaign.

Arnold Lando revealed that his will take each game at a time as they look to execute their plan for the season.

“We continue playing Power basketball and we want to take one game at a time,” Lando revealed ahead of the midweek game.

Team captain Joseph Ikong, his assistant Paul Odong, Michael Makiadi and Isaac Afidra have been the difference for Power thus far.

Falcons, on the other hand, lost to newly promoted JKL Dolphins in their first game and will be playing only their second game of the season.

They have added Bernice Ankunda as the head coach while Congolese center Serge Kabangu has returned to the club. Francis Tumusiime and Bernard Okumu are the other notable additions for the record champions.

Tumusiime and Kabangu are yet to feature for Falcons while Okumu was involved in the team’s first game.

“We know Power and we have a game plan for them,” Ankunda, who will take charge of his first game revealed.

In the other game of the day, JKL Dolphins will be looking for their second win of the season when they take on Nkumba Marines.

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