UGSD Launches Inter-Hall Rugby 7S Competition; Expresses Commitment To Develop And Promote Rugby

The Rugby Coordinator at the University of Ghana Sports Directorate, Mr. Michael Justice Apea has expressed their commitment to develop and promote rugby among students on campus to the highest level.


"The Sports Directorate is committed to developing and promoting Rugby to the highest level so we invite stakeholders and philanthropists to come on board to help develop rugby on campus,” the coordinator said, at a press conference to officially launch 2017 University of Ghana (UG) Inter-Hall Rugby 7s Competition.

The tournament, organized in collaboration with Titans Sporting Club will commence on Friday, 17th March, 2017 at the University of Ghana Rugby Field and Athletics Oval concurrently. The competition ends on Saturday, 18th March, 2017.

In his welcome address, the Head Coach at UGSD, Mr. Alhaji Tahiru Yusif Amuda thanked Titan Sporting Club, and Alive and Kicking for the support, and hoped for their continuous support.

The Vice Chairman of Titans SC, Mr. Marshall Nortey lauded the Sports Directorate for the work done so far with rugby. He presented the trophy and medals to be awarded at the end of the competition to the Sports Directorate.

The 2017 UG Inter-Hall Rugby 7s Competition will have a total of eight (8) teams put in two groups with the first and second of each group progressing to play in the Top four of the competition.

See groups below:

Group A:

  • International Students’ hostel
  • African Union
  • Mensah Sarbah
  • Commonwealth Hall

Group B:

  • Legon Hall
  • Jean Nelson Aka Hall
  • Hilla Limann Hall
  • Akuafo Hall

Dignitaries who graced the occasion included Alhaji Tahiru Yusif Amuda (Head Coach, UGSD), Mr. Michael Justice Apea (Rugby Coordinator, UGSD), Mr. Marshall Nortey (Vice Chairman, Titans SC), some Hall Sports Secretaries and UG athletes.

Last modified on Sunday, 05 March 2017 09:45
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