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University of Ghana makes Accra League debut and scores win over Ghana Air Force - Jun 10, 2019


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University of Ghana (UG) Men's Basketball Team made its long awaited debut in the 2019 Accra Basketball League (ABL) Men's Division II and recorded a shock 54-47 win over Ghana Air Force at the Lebanon House Court in Tudu.

The win is a big one considering Air Force had won all four games played prior to the contest; UG's appearance in the league was delayed due to late registration and pressing curriculum issues the contingent had to attend to before getting the all clear to play in the league.

Air Force held a 47-46 lead halfway through the final quarter but couldn't get baskets with Nana Tuffour and Daniel Opoku fouling out of the game to compound its misery. UG scored eight straight points to close the game and clinch the win. UG won the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship for the fourth straight time earlier this year.

In other contests played in the Division, Novas came back from a 10-22 first quarter loss to beat Dunk Knights 58-55. Novas trailed the entire game but three straight shots from three point range turned the tie around.

Veteran side made its experience count against a fairly young inexperienced Junior Reformers side as the former walked away with a 68-64 win.
  



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