Draw for the Sprite Ball Championship will take place on Sunday, December 25 during the live telecast of top basketball television show “Courtside” on Ghana channel Viasat 1.
The program which airs between 14:00 GMT and 16:00 GMT will have all qualified schools placed in groups for the upcoming tournament.
Sprite Ball’s tenth anniversary edition will begin on December 28 and end on December 30 at the El Wak Stadium in Accra; 16 schools have qualified in the boys division and 10 schools will compete in the girls division.
The much anticipated draw is set to have invited dignitaries in the studio to determine pairings for Ghana’s biggest high school basketball tournament.
The boys division is to have four groups with four teams each whereas three groups takes care of the girls division.
Reigning champions St. Augustine’s College and Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion School headline the respective divisions ahead of the draw.
Draw for the last edition had Aggrey Memorial in the same group with former winner St. Mary’s Senior High School in the female category.
Four time winners Mfantsipim School, Keta Senior High Technical
Prempeh College, Opoku Ware School and Kumasi Anglican Senior High School will represent Ashanti Region in the boys category of the National Spriteball Basketball Championship in Accra.
The National Basketball tournament is slated for Wednesday the 28th of December to the 30th of December at Legon Hall in University of Ghana.
Ashanti Region will be represented by OWASS, Prempeh and KASS in the boys category. The three schools placed 1st, 2nd and third respectively in the regional championship held at OWASS.
Kumasi Girls and T.I. Amass will represent Ashanti in the girls category.
The full list of regional representations are listed below;
Koforidua senior high
Methodist Girls Senior high.
Keta senior high
Mawuli senior high
Awudome senior high.
Three town senior high.
Opoku Ware School.
Kumasi Anglican Senior High.
T. I. Ahmadiyya Senior High.
Kumasi Girls Senior High.
Ghana sec technical.
St. Johns senior high.
Ahantaman senior high.
Greater Accra region.
Presby boys legon.
Presby senior high. Osu