St. John's (yellow) v Fijai

Sekondi College and St. John’s School (Sekondi) are expected to have a fair idea of their readiness for the 2020 Sprite Ball Championship once today’s Christmas Basketball Tournament concludes.

The pair will represent Western Region in next year’s Sprite Ball which runs from January 3 to January 4 at the El Wak Stadium in Ghana’s capital, Accra.

Prior to the start of the major competition in a week, the schools will test their strengths in today’s tournament due to take place at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) Court.

The competition has been put together by the Western Basketball Association and has all teams in the Association’s league competing today.

St. John’s take on league side Viking Warriors while SEKCO plays University of Mines and Technology (UMAT) in the first round of games at the preliminary stage.

Winners of the respective take on TTU Oilers and Legends; TTU Oilers lead the Western League with an unbeaten run in three games.

SEKCO qualified to the quarterfinals in its debut Sprite Ball appearance in 2019; St. John’s best performance was a bronze medal in the December 2016 edition.

St. John’s (yellow) v SEKCO
TTU (white) v Dark Elite in a league matchup

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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