Tema Heat (white) v Coldstore in 2018 Tema League Final.

With dwindling numbers in infection cases and relaxing of restrictions, all was set for various sports related events to pop up this year after such events were all but lost in the past year due to the outbreak of COVID 19.

However, the rise in cases and COVID related deaths have rendered event organizers powerless once more as restrictions have returned.

Radford University College won the 2020 UPAC

Aside football leagues, various sports events have been put on hold on due to the fallout from the rise in COVID once again including chronic funding challenges and strict adherence to COVID 19 prevention protocols for fans.

Abraham Allotey in action for Radford against Takoradi

The Tema Basketball League for instance was rallying towards a start date in the first quarter this year following the successful organization of a mini tournament and the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship in December.

Knights v Coldstore in 2019 Tema League Finals

The present situation means league organizers have to halt its progress towards a start date or the league. Last season’s Tema League campaign with Nungua Coldstore as defending champions was cancelled due to COVID.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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