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University of Ghana hits clutch shots to get past Fire Service in ABL Women’s Division

today at the Prisons Court in Cantonments, University of Ghana (UG) Women’s Basketball Team recorded an eight point win in the 2022 Accra Basketball League Women’s Division Regular Season.

The University beat Ghana National Fire Service 46-38 to open today’s round of games that had two other fixtures played out in the Men’s Division II at the same venue.

UG had to overturn a 16-20 first half deficit before needing star player Hannah Amoah to score a big three pointer to halt Fire Service’s late run.

Match Report

Hannah Boadu Amoah scored a three pointer and added a jump shot to give UG a 21-20 lead but in the ensuing possession Carlen Adjei scored a three pointer. Amoah scored a tough layup but Adjei scored a three pointer but this time from the corner. Ruth Dugbey scored a layup to put Fire up 28-23.

Amoah hit a three pointer and scored a fast break layup to tie the game. Adjei buried two free throws and Dugbey scored one of two attempts from the same spot. Amoah scored a layup late to end the quarter with UG trailing 30-31.

Zainab Mohammed scored for Fire but Amoah scored seven straight points and Eunice Duse assisted Tabitha Mensah’s converted shot. Adjei scored two free throws with 2:57 minutes remaining and her side trailing 35-39.

Lawrencia Adjei hit a short jump shot to cut UG’s lead to just two points. Amoah buried two crucial free throws and drained a three pointer from the top of the key out of a timeout to effectively put the game away. Ruth Azumah got two points from the charity stripe to clinch a 46-38 win for UG.

UG Women’s Team (All Blue) v Fire Service

Credit: Basketballghana

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