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Like Baafi, special tournament set up to honour Matthias Ocloo

Ghana’s Basketball Fraternity is still reflecting on the life and legacy of legendary Coach Matthias Ocloo who passed away three years ago. Former players at various levels particularly in Women’s Basketball have talked about the former Ghana National Women’s Team Coach. A new development that Basketballghana.com can confirm in relation …

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2020 UPAC Championship to commence March 7

The 2020 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship will commence on March 7 Basketballghana.com can confirm. The upcoming competition is scheduled to have 32 teams representing institutions participate in Ghana’s biggest tertiary basketball tournament. This year’s UPAC is the seventh edition with the competition commencing in 2011 and the …

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Nigeria Basketball Federation Chairman elaborates on Brown Hire

Nigeria Basketball Federation Chairman Musa Kida has elaborated on the Federation’s decision to hire Mike Brown as Head Coach of the West African country’s Senior National Male Team nicknamed D’Tigers. Nigeria recently hired Golden State Warriors Associate Head Coach Mike Brown as Head Coach for the Olympics which takes place …

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UPAC Cheating Offenders to face KETABUSCO-like punishment

Teams representing institutions in the 2020 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship are to be heavily policed regarding eligibility issues Basketballghana.com understands. Matters on player eligibility have largely dominated headlines during competitions in Ghana and the UPAC has not been spared from such issues. Recently, Keta Business College (KETABUSCO) …

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“Cheating is destroying the beauty of the game” Rite Sports CEO states

Measures to prevent cheating in the upcoming Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship are being prioritized in the lead up to the competition. The 2020 edition of Ghana’s biggest tertiary basketball competition commences in early March with 32 institutions expected to compete. A five man committee has been set …

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Five Man Team to check eligibility issues at 2020 UPAC

Basketballghana.com understands a team of high ranking individuals have been tasked to ensure eligibility standards are checked and maintained in the upcoming UPAC. The 2020 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship is due to commence early in March with 32 institutions set to compete in the seventh edition of …

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