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UPAC Draw puts Accra Technical University in tough Group - Apr 10, 2019


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The 2019 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship Draw was conducted earlier today to determine the fate of quarterfinalists in the first phase of the knockout stage in this year's competition.

Three time winners and defending champions University of Ghana (UG) was seeded in Group A that had Takoradi Technical University, Catholic University College, Ghana and Koforidua Technical University drawn into.

This is the first time Catholic University and Koforidua Technical have progressed beyond the preliminary stage of the UPAC Championship. Takoradi Technical and UG are expected to qualify to the semifinals due to their consistent top performances in previous editions.

In Group B, Accra Technical University (ATU) was drawn alongside Marshalls University College, Radford University College and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in the tougher group.

Marshalls University won silver in 2017 and two years prior, KNUST finished in second place behind winners ATU. This is Radford's maiden appearance in the quarterfinals the team relies on products from league side Adenta Leopards and has what it takes to cause a stir. The quarterfinals will take place on Friday, April 12 at UG's Central Court and the top two teams in each group qualify to the semifinals to be played on Saturday, April 13 with the final game.

  




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