Emmanuel Plange from UCC

UCC leads GUSA Games Medal Table

The 26th edition of the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games has reached its penultimate stages in the University of Ghana.
After 11 days of thrilling battles between sportsmen and ladies, it is the University of Cape Coast (UCC) who leads the medal table for the most accumulation of silverware in the ongoing  Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games.

The ranking is based on the three concluded sporting disciplines – tennis, athletics, and goalball.

UCC has been dominant by far, churning out 25 medals in total with the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) managing 18 laurels and the University for Development Studies (UDS) having 17 silverwares.

In the track and field, UCC has won 16 medals; with the host institution, the University of Ghana (UG), winning 17 medals.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and University of Energy and Natural Resources (UNER) both have a bronze medal apiece. KNUST won bronze in tennis while UNER secured  bronze medal in the athletics discipline.

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) University of Professional Studies (UPSA), University of Health and Allied Science (UHAS), debutants Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) have all won nothing yet.

Nine sporting disciplines remain for schools to fight for medals. These disciplines include Handball, Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Hockey, and Netball.

The games will end on January 19, 2020.


UCC                    9             11            5                 25
UEW                   8               5            5                 18
UDS                    6               4            7                 17
UG                      3               6            6                 15
KNUST                0              0            1                   1
UNER                  0              0            1                   1

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