Having players form teams to compete in the Western Basketball Association (WBA) League is helping to grow basketball in Ghana’s Western Region according to WBA Chairman William Ackom Ocran.

WBA Chairman Ocran

He said this in an interview with Basketballghana.com after the conclusion of Day One of the 2022 League Season at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) Court. (Click highlighted text to watch full interview)

Ghana Basketball Association (GBBA) President Ato Van-Ess was present to witness the brief opening ceremony as well as other WBA Executives.

GBBA President Ato Van-Ess addresses Players during Opening Ceremony

“We are done playing and we realize that the boys are more interested in playing we’ve seen teams compete; healthy competition and I think the guys are really doing well they really want to play the game…in all it’s a good competition (the league) it is something that is growing the sport” he said.

TTU (blue) v Kings

Seven teams have registered to compete in the 2022 WBA League including; Eff-Ess Basketball Academy beat Lighters Basketball Club 31-20 and TTU beat Kings 47-27 on Day One of the competition.

Lighters (blue) v Eff-Ess

All games are played with a running time format.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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