ILORIN – Three forfeitures were recorded on Friday on Day One of the second phase of the 2014 Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League in Ilorin.
“But because of the tight schedule of the event, we have to walk them over,’’ he said.
“If they come tomorrow, they are still in the competition because it is a league. Each team has about seven games to play,” he said.
The NBBF official however described Day One of the competition as a success, saying officiating had really improved.
“The standard is high, the ladies are up and doing, and there is tremendous improvement in the coaching aspect of the game too” he said.
In games played in Group A, Sunshine defeated GT 2000 63-38 while defending champions First Deepwater of Lagos won 62-44 against Delta Force.
The only game played in Group B saw Dolphins beat Ahip Queens 88-32.
In Group B, Ahip Queens face Coal City, Benue Queens take on FCT Angels, while First Bank and Nigeria Customs battle it out in the afternoon.
The last game in Group B on Day Two will be between Plateau and Dolphins.(NAN)