can confirm teams drawn from six regions will compete for the 2021 Sprite Ball Championship later in December at the Aviation Social Center in Accra, Ghana. (Click highlighted text to watch preview)

The anticipated event is to take place in a couple of weeks with a different format and a major focus on music; High School Students will compete to represent regions in Ghana at the national competition. (Click highlighted text to read story)

However, only six of the West African nation’s 16 regions are being covered in this year’s competition in both events with the capital region Greater Accra leading the way.

Central Region’s St. Augustine’s (green) in action at the 2016 Sprite Ball

The Western, Central, Eastern, Volta and Ashanti Regions are the remaining regions set to have representatives compete for the biggest High School basketball title in Ghana.

SEKCO (blue) v TTI at the Western Region Qualifiers

Qualifiers involving High School Students representing Communities, not High Schools, take place in the various regions and standout players are picked to represent the above mentioned regions in Accra next month.

OWASS v Prempeh in 2018 Ashanti Regional Final.

This year’s Sprite Ball comes off after a long delay due to the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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