Basketball: Ghana defeats Nigeria to win the African Basketball Festival


Last Friday at the Bukom Boxing Arena, Ghana overcame Nigeria 33-32 to win the African Basketball Festival.
Under the illumination of floodlights, an intriguing match between teams of resident basketball players from Ghana and Nigeria was played. The Ghanaian team hung on to defeat its West African rivals by a single point and claim bragging rights.

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) basketball team, which was a last-minute replacement for the USA select squad, defeated France 33-30 in the game that came before the Ghana-Nigeria match.

The French made an explosive start to the game, but the GIS squad battled back to win.

In the upcoming games, the victors will give their winnings to the orphanage of their choice.

RITE Sports coordinated the event with the help of the Beyond the Return Committee.

It also featured a fashion show by Beautiful Beneath, Bloom by Edzi and Elikem Kumordzi as well as some musical performances.

Yaw Sakyi, the CEO of RITE Sports, expressed his happiness with the occasion in the following way: “We are pleased with how the teams, referees, and all partners performed. With more nations participating in the third edition, we are optimistic that the enjoyment and rewards will be greater for both teams and spectators due to the increased number of days “.

We express our gratitude to all of the following: “We appreciate our sponsors, fashion businesses, musicians, the Ghana Basketball Association, Beyond The Return office, Team Coordinators, and everyone who contributed to the success of the event.”

The French Embassy, GLICO, Ebony Condoms, Sprite, Caveman Watches, and other companies also supported the festival.

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