Silverbacks squad Credit: Albert Ahabwe
  • Cameroon 80-56 Uganda
[/media-credit] Silverbacks squad Credit: Albert Ahabwe

Uganda’s Silverbacks completed the Molten Istanbul Cup with a 2-3 record having fallen to Cameroon 80-56 on Thursday at the Adalet Turan Sport & Convention Center.

The Silverbacks fell to aggressive Cameroonians in the final game of the tournament despite being competitive in the first three periods.

Uganda trailed 19-13 after the opening quarter but came within 2 points (28-26) as the second quarter neared the end but that was the closest George Galanopoulos charge came until the final buzzer.

Cameroon extend the lead to double-digit early in the third quarter and there was no route back for Uganda.

Joseph Ikong was Uganda’s only player to score in double figure with 10 points with a perfect 4-for-4 shooting from the field.

Jordin Mayes (9 points), Robinson Opong Odoch (8 points) were the other notable contributors for the Silverbacks. Emmanuel Mugenga and Stephen Omony scored 6 points apiece.

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Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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