Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Basketball

Basketball School Academy win in Accra Basketball League deb

Accra Basketball League (ABL) Women’s Division newbie Basketball School Academy (BSA) has bagged a win in its debut game.

The young team clinched a 32-26 win over Tudu Galaxy Academy earlier today at the Prisons Court in Cantonments in Accra. The contest was a Group B matchup.

The win means BSA has secured league debut wins in the Men’s Division II and Women’s Division. The Men’s team beat Juniour Reformers 62-35 on Tuesday, July 27 at the same venue.

BSA got off to an 8-3 first quarter lead and extended the lead to 17-7 with Gladys Amenyo scoring a three pointer. Nana Yaa Pokuaa Appiah scored on a fastbreak for BSA later  on in the quarter.

Nancy Otibo scored from the free throw line and Ayishatu Malike scored in the paint as Galaxy went on a 4-0 run to open the third quarter.  Appiah fed Orianne Gyampo to score inside the paint with a beautiful assist.

Amanel Yawson scored a jump shot midway through the contest. BSA missed free throws to increase its lead as Otibo scored a running layup; Galaxy trailed 16-23 at the third quarter.

Galaxy’s Laura Idriss scored a three pointer as BSA continued to score baskets off beautiful plays. BSA led 32-21 with 3:00 minutes left in the game. Galaxy scored five more points to close the game but couldn’t wipe out the six point deficit.

Credit: BasketballGhana.com

You May Also Like

Boxing

The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) issued a memo today stating that they are “not considering applications for any Ghanaian boxers.” This means...

African Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars’ appearance in the 2021 edition will be their 23rd time and they will be keen to end their long awaited drought...

Olympic Games

Huang Guohui – who coached Vietnam’s swimming team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games here – has died in quarantine after returning from the...

Combat Sports

Malaysia based multi decorated Ghanaian kickboxer, Gerald Dah is in high spirits ahead of his latest fight this Friday after safely landing in Kuala...