Reigning Most Valuable Female Player of the Year Matilda Gordon has stated competing in the Sprite Ball Championship was the major reason for her first award at the prestigious Ghana Basketball Awards annual ceremony.
She made the statement in an interview which is set to air on celebrated basketball television show “Fast Break” which airs on Ghanaian channel TV3 between 13:00 – 14:00 GMT today.
Basketballghana.com was privy to get a sneak peek at the clip where the former Aggrey memorial Mount Zion Senior High standout gushed at the upcoming tenth anniversary of Sprite Ball.
“Sprite Ball made me win my first national award in 2013” she said.
Gordon led the Cape-Coast based school to its maiden title in the competition in 2013 when her side toppled defending champions Sacred Heart in the final game.
Her splendid form in the competition earned her a High School Female Player of the Year nomination at the 2013 Awards subsequently winning it. The Forward has since won multiple titles with Accra Polytechnic and Braves of Customs Female teams respectively. At the 2016 Awards, Gordon also walked away with the Tertiary Player of the Year title.
Fast Break is in the running to be voted Television Sports Show of the Year at the Radio and Television Personality Awards which takes place on October 22 at the Accra International Conference Center.