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2017 UPAC set for February 17 start - Feb 3, 2017


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The 2017 edition of the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship is slated for a February 17 tip off.

Regarded as Ghana's most prestigious tertiary basketball tournament, this year's competition has 28 teams represent institutions from all three sectors at the tertiary level with
four teams, Koforidua Technical University (KTU), Maritime University College, KAAF University College and All Nations University College, set to make their debut appearance.

All teams have been placed in seven zones and only zone winners qualify for the latter stages due to be held in the nation's capital Accra between April 6 and 8.
Reigning Champions University of Ghana (UG) and beaten finalist Accra Technical University (ATU) have been placed in Zone D and E respectively and play their preliminary games on March 10and March 16. Below is the schedule for the upcoming Championship:

Zone A February 17 (University of Ghana, Accra)

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
Marshalls University College
Maritime University College
Ghana technology University College

Zone B February 24 (Koforidua Technical University-KTU, Koforidua)

KTU
All Nations University
KAAF University
Valley View University

Zone C March 3 (University of Cape-Coast, Cape-Coast)

University of Cape-Coast
Cape-Coast Technical University
University of Education-Winneba
Takoradi Technical University

Zone D March 10 (University of Ghana, Accra)

University of Ghana
University of Professional Studies
Ho Technical University
Blue Crest University College

Zone E March 16 (Accra Technical University, Accra)

Accra Technical University
Pentecost University College
Wisconsin University College
Central University

Zone F March 22 (University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani)

Sunyani Technical University
Sunyani Nursing Training College
Catholic University College Ghana
University of Energy & Natural Resources

Zone G March 25 KNUST, Kumasi

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Kumasi Technical University
Ghana Technology University College (Kumasi)
Garden City University College
  



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