It was an all Kenyan ladies final for the second year running at the Zone 5 basketball club championships in Dar Es Salaam. Equity Hawks trounced defending Champs Kenya ports Authority (KPA).
The bankers who acquired two star players from the dockers were keen to utilize their new signings to teach their Kenyan opponents a lesson or two in Basketball.
The two extremely experienced teams sailed through other East African teams landing in the finals. Both teams beat opponents from Rwanda, Uganda and Ethiopia in the preliminary stages of the competition.
Kenyan National team captain Hilda Indasi scored a game high of 22 points sending shivers down the dockers who were unable to stop the experienced Indasi.
The mens teams that were represented Kenya port Authorities dockers and Strathmore University Blades failed to reach the finals with the dockers settling for 4th position.
Strathmore University made their first attempt in the club championship memorable by reaching the quarter finals.
Al Ahly from Egypt clinched the number one slot beating their Egyptian counterparts Smouha. Men teams from Uganda were a no show at the event.
Belinda Okoth of Equity was named the most valuable player of the tournament.
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