UG Sports News
University of Ghana (UG) made Ghana and Africa proud recording a back to back win in the Public Speaking Competition at the 40th World Universities Debate Championship held at Assumption University, Thailand from 26th December, 2019 to 4th January, 2020.
By: Marissa Nicole Fortune – A UG exchange student from Canada/Switzerland
The University of Ghana Debate Society is ready to fly the flag of Ghana high as it makes its 6th appearance at the Pan African Universities Debate Championship (PAUDC) scheduled for 8th to 16th December, 2019 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi.
The University of Ghana Cross Country Team will participate in the 24th Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Cross Country Competition at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani from 31st October to 3rd November, 2019.
All twenty athletes (both male and female) representing University of Ghana (UG) were selected based on merit during the 2019/2020 Inter-Hall Cross Country Competition. The athletes have since been in a non-residential camping.
University of Ghana’s Benjamin Kwaku Azamati won Gold in the 4x100 meters at the just ended African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Benjamin Azamati, a level 300 student reading Bachelor of Science in Marine Science is the only local based athlete among the quartet which clinched the Gold medal.
Mr Azamati is in top form and is arguably the fastest human in Ghana at the moment. He represented Ghana at the ECOWAS Games in Niger and at the World Universities Games in Napoli, Italy both in July.
Ghana’s Quartet Ends Sixteen Years Wait
University of Ghana’s 100 meters sensation Benjamin Kwaku Azamati will represent Ghana in the 100 and 4x100 meters in the African Games in Rabat, Morocco scheduled for 16th August to 3rd September, 2019.
Benjamin Azamati currently a level 300 student reading Bachelor of Science in Marine Science has represented the University and Ghana in a number of competitions the recent one being the World Universities Games in Napoli, Italy.
Springboard for World Championship
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2020 Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games dubbed LEGON 2020 held a successful interaction with the Executive Committee of GUSA ahead of the Games in January 2020.
The objective of the meeting between the LOC and GUSA, was for the former to report on progress of work pertaining to the organization and infrastructure for the Games and also for GUSA to clarify issues and points for the LOC to help smooth coordination of work.
LEGON 2020 to contribute to Community Development
The Debate Society of University of Ghana won two Gold, two silver and a Bronze medal at the just ended 6th edition of the Ghana Universities Debate Championship (GUDC) hosted by All Nations University College, Koforidua which took place from the 18th to 27th July, 2019.
The Debate Society of University of Ghana will participate in the 6th edition of the Ghana Universities Debate Championship (GUDC) which comes off from the 18th to 27th July, 2019 at the All Nations University College, Koforidua.