The final warm up event prior to the 2018 Tema Basketball League season dubbed “Battle Ground” opens tonight at Tema’s Community 4 Court with a big bang.
The opening round throws up a juicy contest between former league champions Nungua Coldstore and reigning champions Tema Community 4.
The Group B encounter headlines a four game stand to mark the opening round in the event which runs till March 11.
Two time league finalist Ashaiman Lions take on Teshie Rangers in the opening game at 15:00 GMT; Lions won the December pre season competition and is looking forward to another preseason trophy.
Tema Heat play Akatsi Rifles in the next game with last season’s bronze medal winners Heat expected to clinch a win in its first outing.
Tema Community 2 take on Ghana Police in the third game of the round before Coldstore play Community 4.
Both teams missed the December competition due to varied reasons and tonight’s game marks the maiden appearance for either side since the completion of last season’s campaign.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter