The University of Cape Coast Primary and Junior High Schools made UCC proud at the Second Universities Basic Schools Sports Association Games held at the University of Ghana recently.
For the Junior High School games, UCCJHS Girls and Boys Team placed first and second respectively in the soccer and athletics competition. In the Primary School games, the UCC Primary School Boys and Girls Team secured the first and second positions respectively.
The University Basic School was therefore was adjudged the second overall best school in the competition. Participating teams comprised University of Cape Coast, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST),University of Ghana and the University of Mines and Technology. They competed in soccer and athletics.
On behalf of the Basic Schools, Mrs. Kate Frimpong presented the trophies to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. John Nelson Buah and announced the success the team had chalked at the games.
Receiving the trophy, Prof. Buah commended the team and their coaches for the success and urged them to aim at the ultimate trophy in subsequent games. He acknowledged the effort they had put in the preparation towards the games.
Prof. Buah pointed out that “Sports has now become a vital part of human development considering its recognition worldwide” adding that “The University management would therefore do everything possible to support the basic schools both in the area of academic and sports to maintain its status as the school of choice in Ghana.
Present at the short ceremony were the Registrar, Mr. John Kofi Nyan and the Deputy Registrar, Mr. Moses Abnory.