University of Energy and Natural Resources (UNER) basketball team is relishing the chance to participate in the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship according to captain Ben Quarshie.

The third edition of the Championship will take place between March 5 and April 16 as 28 tertiary institutions will compete against each other for a chance to annex the ultimate tertiary basketball trophy in Ghana.

Ahead of the 10 week-long tournament, team leader Quarshie and his teammates are really looking forward to Zone C’s tip off day on March 11. He said:

“UPAC is a great platform to advertise ourselves as a school and as a team. It’s a nice initiative to promote basketball in the country and to unearth talents”.

“ The UNER team is preparing very hard towards this tournament correcting a few mistakes, working on both defense and offense as a team” he responded when asked how his team is primed for a major basketball action.

UNER will play in zone C against Sunyani Nurses Training School, Catholic University College and Berekum College of Education.

The 2016 edition of UPAC is headlined by Rexona-renowned deodorant brand Rexona and supported by CAL Bank, Fanyogo and MTN in partnership with media outlets including TV3, Y FM and and Graphic Sports.


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