After an exciting first two days of Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games, day three served even more excitement.
The games are being hosted by the University of Ghana, Legon and saw participating schools taking part in nine disciplines on Tuesday, January 7, 2019.
The disciplines include Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Handball, Tennis, Goalball, Beach Volleyball, Hockey and Netball.
A total of six games were played in both men and women categories. In the men’s category, the standout game was the clash between the University of Ghana (UG) and the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). This was termed as a local derby as both schools find themselves in the same city, Accra. UG won the bragging rights after totally outclassing GIMPA to record a 133-40 victory.
In the women’s category, the standout match was between the University of Cape Coast’s and the University of Development Studies.
The University of Cape Coast scored an impressive 142-20 win against UDS.
UPSA 33-32 UDS – Men
KNUST 38-26 UDS – Women
GIJ 22-46 – UHAS – Men
UCC 83-30 UENR – Men
UG 133-40 GIMPA – Men
UCC 142-20 UDS – Women
Six games were played. Four in the women category and two for the men. In the women’s category, University of Professional Studies, Accra(UPSA), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University of Development Studies (UDS) and University of Cape Coast (UCC) all won.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) also won in the male category alongside the University of Education, Winneba (UEW)
UPSA 3-0 UENR – Women
KNUST 3-0 UMaT – Women
UDS 3-0 UHAS – Women
UCC 3-0 UEW – Women
KNUST 3-0 UMaT – Men
UPSA 0-3 UEW – Men
In the football, University of Ghana (UG) women’s team stole the show as an impressive performance saw them record a thumping 5-0 victory over University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA).
Another big scoreline on the day was recorded in the men’s match between the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). UENR won 8-0.
UG 5-0 UPSA – Women
UCC 1-1 (2-3 penalties) UEW – Women
KNUST 2-0 UDS – Women
GIMPA 0-8 UENR – Men
GIJ 1-1 (3-4 penalties) UMaT – Men
UG 1-0 UPSA – Men
KNUST 2-1 UDS – Men
UCC 2-0 UEW – Men
Only two games were played on Tuesday. The University of Ghana (UG) were beaten 32-26 by University of Education Winneba (UEW) and then University of Cape Coast (UCC) recorded a 67-24 victory against Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
KNUST 6-34 UCC – Women
UG 20-27 UDS – Women
UDS 23-24 UPSA
UG 62-11 UHAS
Emmanuel Plange (UCC) beat Richmond Armah (UEW) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
Fumi (UCC) beat Bernard Armah (UEW) 6-1, 6-2, 4-6
Annette Cruikshank (UCC) bt Naa Shika Adu (UG) 5-7, 7-5, 2-1(R).
Mariama Ibrahim (UEW) beat Priscilla Dosoo (UG) 6-4, 6-1.
Georgina Adjetey and Perpetual Morgan (UCC) beat Quartey Gertrude and Ohemaa Adu-Mensah 6-0, 6-0.
UEW 7-2 UG – Women
UEW 11-7 UG – Men
Beach Volleyball results:
KNUST 0-2 UDS – Women
KNUST 0-2 UPSA – Men
UHAS 0-2 UG – Men
UCC 2-0 UEW – Men
UCC 2-0 UG – Women
UCC 1-1 (3-4 penalties) KNUST – Men
The games continue on Wednesday, January 8 with Athletics being the main attraction.