GBBA-LBF/ITU Team with TTU, and WBA Reps

Western Regional Basketball Association (WBA) Board Chair Dr. Owusu Ansah Ankrah has described recent development in basketball in Ghana as exciting.

He said this in an exclusive interview during the Ghana Basketball Association (GBBA)-Lithuania Basketball Federation (LBF)-International Basketball University (IBU) Team Tour of Ghana’s Western Region.

TTU Coach Owusu Ankrah issues instructions to his charges during a timeout at 2020 UPAC

The tour of some locations in Ghana’s southern sector including Takoradi was conducted by the Team recently to assess the state of basketball in Ghana. Tryouts for players to get picked to form a national select side were conducted in these locations.

Players involved in an exhibition game in Takoradi

Speaking on the exercise, Dr. Ankrah stated, “It’s exciting to see Ghana Basketball grow the way it is growing…we-WBA-always want to see our boys really play well and for them to get the opportunity to be in the national team being a good thing for us.”

Players involved in an exhibition game in Takoradi

A select side from the WBA League and Takoradi Technical University’s (TTU) Men’s Basketball Team played out the exhibition games. GBBA Vice President Alex Kukula, LBF Representative Jonas Vainauskas and IBU West Africa Director Richard Borsah led the Tour.

TTU Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Bondzie Micah (Second from left) with TTU Execs and GBBA-LBF Entourage

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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