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Tema Youth after Gombe Bulls game

Tema Youth misses out on win in Temple Jam Tournament debut

Tema Youth Basketball Club is representing Ghana at the Temple Jam Basketball Tournament in Lagos, Nigeria but the team missed out on a win in its opening game.

Tema lost 65-68 to Gombe Bulls from the host country to open its account in the competition; Tema trailed 28-36 at the end of the second quarter.

The competition has eight teams featuring with Team Youth drawn in Group B alongside Bulls, Ebun Comets and Anambra Flames.

Group A has Gidi Giants, Niger Porters, Delta Force and Oluyole Warriors competing; Tema is due to play Comets at 16:00 GMT today.

Veteran Coach Emmanuel Quaye is the leader of the contingent in Nigeria who moved from Ghana following the conclusion of Ghana’s premier club competition-Accra Basketball League this past weekend.

Tema is due to wrap up competition at the group phase with a matchup against Anambra Flames at 14:00 GMT on Wednesday, November 20.

Long term team members including Kwame Boamah Djan and Brian Kwami made the trip.

Tema v Gombe
Tema Youth at practice session

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter

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