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24 selected to play in 2013 Sprite Ball Championship

 Twenty-four schools will participate in the 2013 edition of the Sprite Basketball Championship.

The schools have been drawn from six regions including Greater Accra, Central, Ashanti, Volta, Eastern and Western Regions.

They were chosen based on their consistent performances for the past five years in the prestigious competition.

Schools  in the Greater Accra Region had the lions’ share of representation with giants Accra Academy and Presbyterian Boys Senior High expected to be joined by Labone, Ghana Lebanon and Islamic School (GLISS), Armed Forces and Aquinas in the boys category.

Two-time national champions Sacred Heart, Tema Senior High and Achimota will represent the girls division from the capital.

Eastern Regional champions Koforidua Secondary Technical School (KSTS) and rivals Pope Johns as well as Akosombo will join the ranks from the Eastern Region.

Akosombo girls will also represent the Region.

Record-holders Mfantsipim School, Adisadel College, Wesley Girls and Aggrey Memorial have also earned the right to play in the 6th edition of the competition.

Both Mfantsipim and Wesley Girls have remained impregnable in the Central Region and will be one of the hot contenders for the ultimate title.

Mfantsipim are the defending national champions.

Three-time Volta Regional Champions Keta Senior High (Ketasco) will lead the pack of schools from region to participate in their 4th Sprite Ball Championship.

Ketasco will be joined by rivals Keta Business School (Ketabusco).  There are no representation from  the girls division.

Ashanti Regional powerhouses Prempeh College and Opoku Ware have booked their tickets with current girls champions Yaa Asantewaa also in the frame to defend their crown.

Giants of the West Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) will be joined by Fijai Senior High (girls) from the Western Region.

The 2013 edition of the championship is building up slowly as teams begin serious preparations for the biggest basketball even for senior high schools in Ghana.

The two-day event will attract thousands to the El-Wak and Aviation Social Centre on January 4-5, 2013.

Boys

Regions

Greater Accra Region

Boys                                                                                                    Girls

Accra Academy                                                                            Tema Senior High

Ghana Lebanon and Islamic School                                    Sacred Heart Senior High

Labone Senior High                                                                  Achimota Senior High

Armed Forces Secondary Technical School

Presbyterian Boys Senior High

Aquinas

Central Region

Boys                                                                                                    Girls

Mfantsipim School                                                                  Wesley Girls Senior High

Adisadel College                                                                     Aggrey Memorial Senior High

Eastern Region

Boys                                                                                                    Girls

Pope Johns                                                                              Akosombo International School

Koforidua Secondary Technical School

Akosombo International School

Volta Region

Boys                                                                                       

Keta Senior High

Keta Business School

Ashanti Region

Boys                                                                                                                Girls

Prempeh College                                                                                 Yaa Asantewaa Senior High

Opoku Ware Senior High

Western Region

Boys                                                                                                                Girls

Ghana Secondary Technical School                                                               Fijai Senior High

 

 

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10 comments

  1. boadu kwadwo ishmael

    why in ashantie region only two boys schools has being pick. is not normal

  2. why is the motown boys team not always invited?is not fare something should be done for the 2013 sprite ball competition…

  3. they are willingly and ready for the 2013 competition…which is achimota senior high

  4. so please do something now for the motowners to take part this year or else it wont be fare on their side.the boys team.

  5. The selection for the 2013 sprite event is not fear.mawuli school has to represent volta region.

  6. Mawuli school needs a place in next years tournament.

  7. Please we hope next time you include Mawuli senior high to represent volta region

  8. why is saint pauls in volta region not participating,they have a new good squad of team…………………they should be tested.

  9. abraham hanson

    why don’t you invite northtern schools for the sprite. i would be much greatfull
    l if you do that next year

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