Being able to play with teammates and controlling emotions were the key elements that made players standout at the just ended 2016 High School and College Draft according to draftee Emmanuel Summers Salifu.

The Marshalls University College Draftee made the statement in an interview with after getting selecting by the 2016 Ghana Basketball Awards PUSAG (Private Universities Sports Association Games) Team of the Year.

“It’s not so much about the skills that you have but as we were taught from the beginning of the camp, it’s all about being able to play with your teammates and also being able to control your emotions when you are on the field so I think I had those elements in me that I was able to be selected” he said when asked about outstanding trait that got him selected.

The four day program, organized by premier sports management firm Rite Sports Limited, had hundreds of talented basketball players vie for educational scholarships to some of Ghana’s top senior high schools and tertiary institutions.

Summers will team up with his brother Misheal Jamani at Marshalls and Coach James Okine who guided Pope John Senior High to place third at the 2016 Sprite Ball Championship ahead of Summers Koforidua Secondary Technical School.

Summers left with fellow draftee MacBerth Corney
Summers left with fellow draftee MacBerth Corney


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