ghanabasketballCelebrating excellence in basketball, the 2016 Ghana Basketball Awards has been officially launched. The annual award ceremony will take place at the Best Western Premier Hotel on August 12 in Ghana’s capital, Accra.

Chief Executive Officer of Rite Sports Limited-event organizers- Yaw Sakyi Afari who launched the must watch event with Pundits Patrick Akoto and Feranmi Olulonyo, expressed his utmost delight in this year’s ceremony where nominees will be voted by a combination of the public, select media personnel and electoral college.

Below is a complete list of nominees:

High School Female Player of the Year

Joana Danso Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion School

Juliana Cudjoe Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion School

Maamata Yusif Accra Wesley Girls High School

High School Male Player of the Year

Dennis Dugbenu St. Augustine’s College

Kofi Aboagye Acheampong Mfantsipim School

Emmanuel Agyapong Opoku Ware School

High School Coach of the Year

Lawrence Ampiah St. Augustine’s College

Prince Adarkwah Aggrey Memorial Mount Zion School

Isaac Kobina Mensah Mfantsipim School

Tertiary Male Player of the Year

Suleman Abubakar Accra Polytechnic

David Asingar Marshalls University College

Maxwell Okoampah University of Ghana

Tertiary Female Player of the Year

Matilda Gordon Accra Polytechnic

Carlyn Adjei Accra Polytechnic

Yayra Kluiboto University of Cape-Coast

Clean Team of the Year

Marshalls University College

Radford University College

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Referee of the Year

Eric Ankamah

Bamford Gasu Quarmyne

Samuel Badu

Coach of the Year

Meme Falconer University of Ghana, Adenta Leopards

Lawal Brimah Accra Polytechnic, Braves of Customs

James Okine Marshalls University College, Tudu Magic

Developmental Award

Galaxy Basketball

Chiefs Basketball

Dunks Basketball

Overall Female Player of the Year

Matilda Gordon Braves of CEPS, Accra Polytechnic

Carlyn Adjei Fire Service, Accra Polytechnic

Berlinda Boateng Braves of CEPS

Selina Quaye Galaxy, Accra Polytechnic

Overall Male Player of the Year

Suleman Abubakar Braves of CEPS, Accra Polytechnic

Abdul Mutaleeb Alhassan Braves of CEPS, Accra Polytechnic

Hashim Brimah Braves of Customs

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