Special Olympics: Kenya basketball team posts mixed results

Kenya basketball team has posted mixed results at the ongoing World Special Olympics Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Kenya basketball team has posted mixed results at the ongoing World Special Olympics Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The lineup rolled off on an impressive note to thwart all efforts by North Africans Algeria by hammering them 8-0 in a one-sided duel. Kenya went on to shake off opposition from the talented Chinese Taipei side with a 16-11 win.

The boys' good run was however punctuated by a beating from host nation United Arab Emirates who totally outclasses Kenya in a match that ended 5-20. In a low-scoring tie, the Kenyan outfit bounced back to clip Nigeria 2-8.

At the end of their clash with Russia, it seemed like Kenya was determined to establish a see-saw-like pattern in their performances at the World Games. Kenya fell 11-4 to Russia.

Kenya registered mixed feats in their last two matches which were too close to call. Against European side Luxembourg, Kenya won 9-8 but later lost to West African squad from Ivory Coast 6-7.

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