Lunga, Magnets & Panthers fight for Basketball League

 Lunga, Magnets & Panthers fight for Basketball League

By Mercy Chewe

With two games officially remaining in the 2021 season, champions Lunga Bullets, Mufulira Magnets and Kansanshi Panthers are all in the race to win the Copperbelt Basketball League title.

Lunga are topping the table with 30 points, just one point above joint second teams Magnets and Panthers.

Magnets moved closer to displacing champions Bullets from the top of the league after cutting Lunga’s to just one point.

The Mufulira outfits beat Police Blue Eagles 85-63 over the weekend to join Panthers on 29 points as at Week 19.

Lunga, who were not in action at the weekend, stayed top of the table on 30 points from 16 games played.

Lunga, Magnets and Panthers are all in the race to win the Copperbelt Basketball League title.

Magnets appear favourites to win the league as they are remaining with three games in which they will face Lunga, IC Tigers and seventh placed Ndola Takers.