As competitive as growing basketball can be in Ghana, as cutthroat as it can get both on the court and behind the scenes, the idea that several players from all levels could gather at one place to learn the rudiment of the game is refreshing.
The first edition of the Ghana Leadership and Basketball Camp continue to gain momentum among patrons as many interested players are signing up to be part of the chilling experience.
Local trainers and their foreign counterpart are ready to take kids (both boys and girls) aged between 10-19 through the fundamentals of the game while accomplished business men and women will impact positively their knowledge some of the traits that could enhance their personality as they grow.
Organizers have promised participant of an exciting six-day period at the Penfield International School at Oyarifa, a suburb of Accra- venue for the event.
Aside learning the basics of the game, participant will also get the chance to interact and socialize with their colleagues while making new friends in a completely different environment.
The interest shown by players and those who want to learn has been off the roof, underlying the strong conviction that with the right governmental and corporate support, the game will bring huge benefit to players in the West African country.
The Leadership Camp will provide a platform where a small-but growing group of youngsters will hash out strategies, fully aware the what they will learn will go a long way to enhance their game while making them improved personalities in the foreseeable future.
There are a number of other benefits that campers will gain after the six-day intensive exercise including player evaluation, certificates and other promotional items.
Prizes and awards are given out at the end of each session for special team and individual accomplishments.
The limited enrollment for the maiden edition is to ensure that all campers receive individual attention from the coaches.
To get to the top of your game, aspiring players need to do many things including working hard, being smart and playing consistently and this is what the camp hopes to achieve at the end of the exercise.