The opening game of the 2017 Tema Basketball League takes place on Sunday November 5 at Tema’s Community 4 Court with Ashaiman Lions due to play Community 4.
The exciting tie tips off in the aftermath of the bronze medal game between Nungua Coldstore and Tema Heat; Heat’s game against Coldstore commences at 15:30 GMT.
This is the first time Community 4 is playing in the finals and comes up against a strong Lions side making its second straight appearance in the finals.
After losing last year’s finals series to Coldstore, Ashaiman is in buoyant mood ahead of this year’s series particularly after dethroning Nungua in the group finals.
C4 can always count on support of home fans at the venue popularly called the Chinese Court to mount a stiff challenge in the finals.
The series will be played out in the best of three games to determine the winner for either team’s first league title.
Ashaiman Coach Raphael Ahadzi has declared his intent by instructing his players to win the trophy for him.
The Nungua-Tema Heat game is a one off tie.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter