Coach of the Basketball team of the West African secondary School in Adenta – Accra, Mr. Charles Bamatma has indicated that his guys are in position to compete with any school in this year’s edition of the Sprite Ball Championship.
West African Secondary School qualified for this year’s Male and Female division of the Sprite Ball Championship and are drawn in Group B with Pope John Secondary School and Prempeh College.
Speaking to Univers Sports, Mr. Bamatma revealed that, although his team was identified as an underdog in the competition, he said they were not scared of the so-called big schools.
He added that, they were coming to the tournament with great basketball skills to clamp down on the scary approach of his opponent.
‘We are in a difficult group and we are seen as the underdogs but we will approach each game with different mindset. The confidence level of my guys is very high and they are psychologically stable. Pope Johns and Prempeh College can’t scare us”
Talking about his female side which are also in Group A with the defending champions Kumasi Girls, Mawuli School and Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School, Mr. Bamatma said they his ladies were poised to surprised their competition.
“We know what Kumasi Girls can do as defending Champions and how Mfantsiman Girls will approach their games but we have worked on the confidence level of the girls so I know we will be victorious at the end of the day”
The 2019 Sprite Ball Championship runs from January 11-12 at the El Wak Stadium in Accra with 12 schools competing in the Boys Division and eight in the Girls Division.
Credit: Kweku Eshun/universnewsroom.com