KBA playoffs kick off this weekend

The 2019 Khomas Basketball Association (KBA) playoff's to determine the finalist of the current season, will start this coming weekend at the University of Namibia's (Unam) Gymnastic (Gym) Hall.

The KBA leagues, namely Men's Premier, First and Second Divisions and the Women's league will see the top four teams facing each other for the coveted spot in the finals.

The draw, which was agreed to already at the beginning of the season will see position one facing the fourth placed team, with number two and three clashing against each other.

For the men's premier league teams, the semi-finals will see the teams playing the best of five series while the rest will battle in the best of three.

The finals will for the men's premier league will be the best of seven, while the first division and women's league will contest the best of five series and the men's division two will play the best of three.

The Premier league fixture is already sorted out with Unam Wolves, who finished at the top of the log facing fourth placed Tsumeb Titans, while, Lions will face Unam Rebels in the other semi-finals.

In the first division, Afro Stars (position two) will face Titans (position three), while TBA Backswords (position one) face Unam Raiders (position four).

The second division is yet to be concluded but Plaza WARRIROS AND Unam Wolves II have booked their places in the playoffs as the first and second placed teams.

It is the same scenario is with the women's league as the teams are still slugging it out for the final positions but the fight for top spot is between BAS Falcons and Unam Sparks, while the third and fourth spot is between Lioness and TBA Silver Swords.

These positions will be concluded by Thursday 13 September.

The overall winners in the men's division receive N.dollars 15 000, while the rest will get medals and trophies during the awards ceremony scheduled for 22 October at Unam Leisure Center.

Source: Namibia Press Agency