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Mighty Barrolle Retains
LBA Championship

By S. Siapha Mulbah

The Mighty Barrolle basketball club on Sunday night demonstrated a tremendous show piece by defeating fast rising Bushrod Bulls in the grand final of the Liberia Basketball Association (LBA) 1st division league for 2022.
In front of a well-attended crowd of basketball lovers at the SKD Gymnasium on Sunday October 2, Barrolle emerged victorious over the Logan Town Bushrod Bulls after recording 46-38 points a margin of eight points at the climax of the fourth quarter match.
Starting very entertaining from the start of Sunday’s game, both sides battled to the satisfaction of their supporters until the court became overcrowded due to the influx of supporters that became a distraction.
In the first quarter, the two finalists settled to a peaceful eight all but changed in the second quarter when Barrolle collected 12 baskets over Bulls Seven baskets.

Barrolle Supporters Celebrating

In the third and fourth quarters, the current champions in their quest to defend the title took seized of the game using every mistake from Bulls ball undertakings to collect at least a two points or a throw that could be converted to basket for points to increase the margin.
With less than five minutes to the conclusion of the LBA activities for the finals which was the last in the best out of five series, fans over weighted the security presence and took on the floor taking the game to a prolong stand still for a relatively long time.
The fans decisions to take over the playing floor on two occasions which according to reports had been the newest protest action during basketball games under the LBA also resulted to fight and disruption among spectators.
Barrolle’s latest win in the last final against the Bulls recorded her as the back to back champion of the Liberia Basketball Association first division league after winning in 2021 and maintaining it for the 2022 league season.

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