SEKCO (blue) v TTI at the Western Region Qualifiers can confirm the 2021Sprite Ball Xpressions has been suspended due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the Corona Virus. (Click highlighted text to read story)

The shocking development was announced in an official statement from event organizer-RITE Sports- and headline sponsor, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana in light of recent happenings in line with the discovery of the variant.

As such, this year’s Sprite Ball Xpressions is very likely not to start on Friday, December 3 where the Volta Region leg of qualification games were planned to be held at the Ho Stadium.

Unlike previous editions of the highly regarded event, four community teams would compete at the regional level and the top players would get picked to form a team to represent the region at the national finals.

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

Six teams would represent six regions-Ashanti, Western, Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra, Central-at the finals tentatively scheduled to take place on December 24 at the Aviation Social Center in Accra.

Below is the official statement announcing the suspension:

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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