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Former star targets National-title

Deputy Head coach of Ghana Secondary Technical School, Kwame Boateng, wants his last shot at the championship to end on a blistering note.

Boateng who guided Akosombo International School to place second last year in the Eastern regional championship joined his former school at the beginning of the academic calendar.

He’s help to build a formidable team capable of chasing for honours at the grand finale of the 2010 Sprite Ball Championship.

 He was highly instrumental at the Western regional qualifiers this term where he brought the best out of the team in the company of his counterpart Kojo Baffoe. G.S.T.S eventually succeeded in lifting the trophy for the second time on home soil at the expense of long-term rivals St John’s

They fizzled out in the 2009 grand finale at the El-Wak stadium but will have another opportunity to redeem themselves and be counted as one of the powerhouses of the game in the West African country.

The young coach popularly referred to as ‘Bolle’ is eager to help his ‘Alma Matter’ clinch the National Championship for the first time when it finally takes centre stage next week Wednesday and Thursday.

He told basketballghana.com: ‘It would be sad for me and my career if we didn’t win it. I’ve been talking a lot to other players and we’re all ready to come and give off our best this time around’.

“I think we have the quality and experience in the team to break into the top three this year. Nothing is impossible in such competitions and surely we’ll definitely put up a good show and hopefully it will be enough to help us win the title for the first time’.

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