The sports directorate, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) earlier today departed the campus of KNUST for the fast approaching Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) games that will be hosted by UDS in Tamale.
KNUST, after camping on campus during the vacation amidst intense preparations look set to stage a challenge from all fronts to bring glory home.
Amongst the contingent are some officials including Dr. Anthony Adjei Tetteh-Oppai, director of sports KNUST, Madam Janet Ampong, the Chief Coach, Mr. Richard Osei Yaw (ROY), coach for the male soccer team, Mr. Emmanuel Agban, coach for the Hockey Team, Regan Sarpong, coach for the basketball team, equipment officers, doctors and a team of over 200 athletes.
Noteworthy, the hockey team are the defending champions in Hockey after they won gold in both men and women divisions in Winneba, 2016 and coach Foyo and his charges will be hoping to maintain history of their success.
However, the male soccer team won gold in the mini GUSA games last year in Cape Coast and the team still remains one of the expectant sides ahead of the competition.
The GUSA games which can be likened to Olympic games will see the likes of KNUST,UEW,UG,UHAS,UENR,UCC,UDS amongst others compete in the various discipline of sports including Soccer,Netball,Handball,Volleyball,Goalball,Athletics,Hockey,Basketball and Beach Volleyball for supremacy.
The games will take place at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, UDS Sports Arena, Tamale Utrecht Academy Stadium and NOBISCO Park from 5th to 21st January 2018.