Coldstore (blue) v Rifles in the playoffs first round

Akatsi Rifles will compete in the upcoming Biggest Basketball Tournament in Ghana’s Volta Region next weekend at the Akatsi Court gathers.

The competition has been put together in conjunction with the Avenor Traditional Council during the annual celebration of the Avenor Tutudoza Festival.

The tournament takes place a week ahead of the grand durbar of this year’s celebration to be held on Saturday, November 24. gathers ten teams have been listed to play in the tournament with the host team Rifles leading the way.

Akatsi recently participated in the Tema Community Basketball League playoffs for the first time but got eliminated by former league winners Nungua Coldstore.

The likes of 2017 Tema League Champions Tema Community 4, Swanlakers and Ada will compete for honours on the day.

Adabraka CYO, Tema Shepherds and After 7 Veteran Basketball Teams are included in the list of participating teams alongside select sides from Keta, Ho and Aflao.

Rifles have organized similar events in recent past years.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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