Sydney Larbi and Sedem Tetevi headline the list of players that have been selected for the 2014 Sprite Ball All-Star Game on Wednesday.
Tetevi, a former captain of Keta Senior High and Larbi, a former captain of Ghana Secondary Technical School are among a number of former stars who will play in the hugely anticipated encounter at the Aviation Social Centre.
The All-Star Game instituted last year is meant to bring together former players of the famous Sprite Ball Championship and relive the memory.
The White and Green Team will square off at the Aviation Social Centre on Wednesday December 24 in a move which is expected to attract the usual record crowd.
Tetevi was adjudged the Most Valuable Player during the 2014 Sprite Ball finals in Accra and will play alongside point guard Emmanuel Ekow Amoako (Koforidua Secondary Technical School), George Poku-Pare (Mfanstipim), Kwame Akrasi (Opoku Ware), Gilbert Aidoo (Pope John Senior High and seminary) and Anthony Duodu (Kings College).Other stars in the White Team include Joshua Adomako (Koforidua Secondary Technical School), Charles Annan (Armed Forces Secondary Technical School), Eric Afful (Koforidua Secondary Technical School), Kwame Boahene (University of Ghana), Farahat Aliu Tamimu (St Thomas Aquinas), Edem Dompe (Opoku Ware School) and Matilda Gordon (Aggrey Memorial).
The Green Team has a crack squad which also includes Maxwell Mod (Mfantsipim), Aaron Dinku (Achimota School), Martin Oduro (Koforidua Secondary Technical School), Francis Nii Lamptey (St Peters School), John Okumo-Tei (Keta Senior High), Emmanuel Wolf (Koforidua Secondary Technical School), McMartey Lawer (Accra Academy), Edem Quist (Mfantsipim), Benjamin Sagoe (Aggrey Memorial) and Afia Kobi Yeboah Agyeman (Oda Senior High).
The All-Star Game will attract the country’s best players at the Senior High level with rivalry expected to be re-enacted.
Aside basketball, the search for Ghana’s High School Rapper of the Year will also be in the dock with rising rappers expected to take turns to showcase their skills during the 2014 Sprite Xpressions.
Provisional 2014 ALL Star Players
|Amoako Emmanuel Eckow||Koforidua Sec. Tech||Point Guard|
|George poku-pare. –||Mfantsipim School||Guard|
|Kwame Akrasi.||Opoku Ware School||Forward|
|Sedem Tetevi||Keta Senior High||Shooting guard|
|Gilbert Aidoo||Pope John Senior High School||Shooting guard|
|Anthony Diodu||Kings College – Kumasi||Centre|
|Joshua Adomanko||Koforidua Sec. Tech||Small forward|
|Charles Annan||Armed Forces SHS||Centre|
|Farahat Aliu Tamimu||Aquinas Senior High School|
|Eric afful.||Koforidua Sec. Tech||forward|
|Edem Dompe.||Opoku Ware School||Small forward|
|Matilda Gordon||Aggrey Memorial||Small forward|
|Sydney Larbie||GSTS – Takoradi||Point Guard|
|Aaron Dinku||Achimota School|
|Maxwell Mod||Mfanstipim School||Small forward|
|Martin Oduro||Koforidua Sec. Tech||Shooting guard|
|McMartey Laweh||Accra Academy|
|Junior Awuletey||Pope John Senior High School||Centre|
|Francis Nii Lamptey||St Peters||Shooting guard|
|John Okumo-Tei||Keta Senior High||Small forward|
|Emmanuel Wolff||Koforidua Sec. Tech|
|Edem Quist||Mfanstipim School||Point Guard|
|Benjamin Sagoe||Aggrey Memorial||Shooting Guard|
|Afia Kobi Yeboah Agyeman||Oda Senior High School||Guard|