Guard Ouma hails Oluoch impact as Falcons rediscover form

Francis Kasinde of Tiger Head Power (L) challenges Joseph Ouma of Falcons during the Airtel Fuba League between the two basketball giants at the MTN Arena Lugogo. HOTO BY ISMAIL KEZAALA

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Basketball. Kenyan coach Bernard Olouch has been in charge of Falcons for a week.

KAMPALA. Star Times Falcons have had a sequential season in the National Basketball League thus far.
Six straight wins were followed by a run of five defeats in six games.
On Friday, they recorded a 66-42 win over Tiger Head Power and second straight since Kenyan Bernard Oluoch replaced Sam Obol as coach.
Despite only being in charge for a week, guard Joseph Ouma is confident his country mate will help revive the team’s fortunes.

“There is a difference in player rotation which has raised confidence among all players on the team,” Ouma told the Daily Monitor after the game.
“He is also very experienced which is also a huge advantage,” added Ouma who had a game high 15 points.
Stephen Omony and Ariel Okall added 14 and 13 points respectively with the latter also picking 16 rebounds as Falcons improved to 9-5.

For Power meanwhile defeat left coach Robert Mugabe decrying the inconsistency in fixtures.
“May be we have taken long without a competitive game but we were also beaten by a team which was better in all aspects so we can’t use that as an excuse.”

FRIDAY RESULT
Falcons 66-42 Power

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