Corporate organizations associated with the 2016 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship have awarded individuals who excelled in fun activities during warm up games for the main championship held at the University of Ghana.
Premier deodorant brand Rexona, Fanyogo, MTN and CAL Bank took turns to hand winners of the Fanyogo Coaches three-point shooting contest, MTN ladies three-point shooting contest and the Rexona bouncing “skill ball” chairs competition.
In similar fashion, representatives from sponsors of the 2016 UPAC Championship thanked players, participating institutions, fans and tournament organizers Rite Sports Limited for their contribution to the development of basketball at the tertiary level.
The high point of the activities was the coaches three-point shooting contest which had James Okine of Marshalls University College see off the challenge of his contemporaries from Blue Crest College, Wisconsin University College and Pentecost University College to qualify to the final. He was however pipped to the title by Sidney Larbie of Central University College.
For his win, the young Central University College trainer walked away with products from Fanyogo and Rexona.
The 2016 UPAC Championship begins on March 5 at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) with Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) taking on Ho Polytechnic and UPSA taking on Ghana Technology University College in Zone A.