Players of Tema League side Spintex Knights in offseason training

News reaching indicates basketball athletes who are in line to benefit from the COVID 19 Relief package have been vetted.

The vetting was conducted late last month with a handful of athletes on the Ghanaian basketball scene in line to gain access to the funds.

YEA CEO Justin Kodua

The package was put together by Ghana’s Youth Employment Agency (YEA) and National Sports Authority (NSA) to relief athletes who have been directly affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. At the time of writing, there is a ban on contact sports in the country.

Ghana’s leading basketball portal gathers the vetting process was conducted on July 27; a process directed by the NSA to ensure beneficiaries are worthy.

Action in 2020 UPAC Zone 2

Like most sports disciplines, the basketball fraternity in the West African country has had to halt all activities due to the spread of the virus.

The likes of the Accra Basketball League, GSP Basketball League and Western Basketball League are suspended while the Tema Basketball League’s 2020 season is yet to commence. The 2020 UPAC has also been suspended after the completion of two zones.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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