The University of Cape Coast, (UCC) is hosting the 7th Mini Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Games from 3rd to 13th January, 2016.
The official opening of the Games would be held on Thursday, January 5th, 2016 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium at 2 pm. The 10-day competition is under the distinguished patronage of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah.
Participating Universities include the University of Cape Coast, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University for Development Studies(UDS). Others are the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), University of Energy and Natural Resources(UENR). and the University of Health and Allied Sciences(UHAS).
Currently, all participating Universities and officials for the games have arrived at UCC for registration and accreditation. In all about 270 students have been registered with 800 officials. The multipurpose Sports Building which serves as the Games Secretariat has been well equipped with the necessary logistics. Accreditation cards have been produced officials and the various team members of the participating universities.
In an interview, the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Prof. George K. T. Oduro, gave the assurance that all the necessary preparations have been done to ensure a successful organisation of the Mini-GUSA Games. He expressed confidence that the 7th edition of the Mini-GUSA which was being hosted by UCC would be on record as one of the best in the history of the games. He called on the University Community and the general public to be present at the Cape Coast Stadium to witness the games.
Prof. Oduro advised the participating teams and the officials to observe the rules of the respective games to bring out the beauty of the competition. He wished all the teams well in the competition.