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GUSA Games – Day 3 wrap

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.

Basketball

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.

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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.

Full Results:

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

Volleyball

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.

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) also won in the male category alongside the University of Education, Winneba (UEW)

Full results:

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

Football

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.

Full results:

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

Netball

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).

Handball results:

KNUST 6-34 UCC – Women

UG 20-27 UDS – Women

UDS 23-24 UPSA

UG 62-11 UHAS

Tennis

Men’s Singles

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

Women’s singles

 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.

Women’s Doubles

Georgina Adjetey and Perpetual Morgan (UCC) beat Quartey Gertrude and Ohemaa Adu-Mensah 6-0, 6-0.

Goalball results:

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

Hockey results:

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.