After an intense group action in the girls category, Akosombo International School (AIS) defeated Tema International School (TIS) 12 – 6, and Ghana International School (GIS) also took their turn to defeat Tema International School (TIS) 9-2 in an all play all tournament.
The boys’ category equally generated a lot of excitement amongst the spectators, the parents and the students as they tried to replicate the stars of the world acclaimed competition, the NBA.
It was a similar situation with an all play all format after Akosombo International School (AIS), SOS Herman Gmeiner and Alpha Beta qualifying from the group stages to play in the final phase of the competition with Ghana International School conspicuously missing for the first time in many years due to the loss of some of their key players to graduation after dominating for years with a very strong squad.
Akosombo International School (AIS) defeated (SOS) 12-11 whilst (Alpha Beta CC) accounted for Akosombo International School (AIS) 14-11, in the final game (SOS) dominated proceedings and beating (Alpha Beta CC) 20-15 not having any defensive answers to the offensive plays of (SOS) to emerge winners in the boys’ category.
The competition was keenly contested with lots talents emerging for the future. The basketball season continues for both schools with the upcoming the Lincoln Basketball Invitational Tournament in Accra Ghana in April 28-29 2017.
In the other sporting competition that also took place in the school premises saw Ghana International School and 8 other international schools including Alpha Beta, the Roman Ridge School, Akosombo International School, SOS Herman Gmeiner, Tema International School, East Airport International, Ghana Christian High International, Morgan International competed in the hockey competition.
At the end of the competition Akosombo International School (AIS) emerged winners in boys’ category whilst SOS Herman Gmeiner placed second with Ghana International School placing a respectable third.
In the girls division SOS placed first, Akosombo International School (AIS) came second, Ghana International School girls hockey team placed third as well just like their male counterparts
From Sammy Heywood Okine