SOWAH- POSTCoach Daniel Sowah has earned a hero’s status in his vicinity after guiding Cantonments’ to clinch the maiden U-18 basketball competition at the El-Wak Stadium on Friday September 4.

The tough-talking coach has etched his name in the country’s basketball folklore by becoming the first coach to lift the famous and prestigious community dunks trophy.

Cantonments beat Ridge 52-44 to clinch the ultimate diadem in a game which was played before a massive crowd at the El –wak stadium.

Sowah is now hailed in his neighbourhood and ushered with lots of praise and commendations.

The coach says he has been overwhelmed with the kind of reception he has received since he won the community dunks trophy on September 4.

‘It is so amazing the kind of response I have gotten in my area ever since we won the title.’ Sowah told basketballghana.

‘It is refreshing and wonderful and the feeling is good and I think I feel appreciated very much by our own people.

‘They were with us from the beginning supporting is all the way and now we have repaid them for their unflinching support.

‘We have made history and I guess community dunks cannot be mentioned without the name of Sowah and Cantonments.

‘I kept on telling you I was taken the cup away and surely I have delivered on my promise.’

Community Dunks is an initiative of Rite Multimedia and sponsored by Sprite and Indomie with support from DDP Outdoor Ltd, Western Publication, Silicon House Production, Y FM, TV Africa, Ghana’s World News Paper and 90 minutes; the official News Paper for the tournament.


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