In a fiercely contested 2 days competition at the El- Wak stadium,  Mfantsipim and Kumasi Girls soared among their collegues in the 13th edition of the championship to cheers from students and old students of the participating schools.

In the Boys Division, Mfantsipim recorded their 5th victory at the Senior High Schools’ basketball competition. The defeated West Africa Senior High School by 35-16 baskets. The Cape Coast based school were marking their 8th appearance in the championship.

For the Girls Division, Kumasi Girls Senior High School retained the trophy from last year. They were all through the tournament. However, it was Mfantseman Girls who reduced their second group score of 43-16 to 22-14. However, that reduction against Kumasi Girls could only get them the runner up position.

Gracing the occasion were the General Manager of Accra Hearts of Mark Noonan, President of the Arm-wrestling Association of Ghana, Charles Osei Asibey, Headmistresses, Headmasters and PE coordinators from various regions.

List of awards:

Boys Division

Winner: Mfantsipim School

1st Runner Up: West Africa Senior High School

2nd Runner Up: Opoku Ware School

 

Girls Division

Winner: Kumasi Girls Senior High School

1st Runner Up: Mfantseman Girls Senior High School

2nd Runner Up: Shama Senior High School

 

Most Valuable Player: Boys Division

Samuel Owusu: Mfantsipim School

Most Valuable Player Girls Division

Abigail Gyamfi: Kumasi Girls

Coach of the Year

Isaac Owusu: Mfantsipim School

Zibo Brown: Kumasi Girls

Akosua Adjei
Twitter: @akosua__adjei

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